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Sugar, in the form of glucose, supplies the body with energy. However, we don’t need to eat any sugar, because our bodies can convert carbohydrates—and even fat and protein, if necessary—to glucose. Although fruits, vegetables, and dairy naturally contain some sugars, those sugars are “packaged” with vitamins, minerals, and fiber and are released slowly into […]

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, says N6.71trn to fully implement the second National Health Plan within the five years. He stated this in Abuja yesterday when he appeared before the House of Representatives Committee on Healthcare Services and Institutions. He said the implementation of the plan was to reduce maternal mortality rate from the […]

The fear of the coronavirus spread in the country grew on Tuesday as the House of Representatives resolved that the National Assembly should suspend plenary to prevent lawmakers from being infected with the disease. The House took the decision as the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said the Director General of the Nigeria Centre […]

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, has said the Italian citizen who was tested positive for Coronavirus, on Thursday, in Lagos arrive from Milan, Italy en route Istanbul on Turkish Airlines on Monday and did not show any symptom of the disease. Abayomi during a briefing on Friday said the patient slept […]

A 60-year-old teacher who died in Paris after falling ill with the new corona-virus has become the first French casualty of the illness, health officials said on Wednesday, adding he had not travelled to an outbreak hotspot. The man died overnight in a hospital in the capital, bringing the coronavirus death toll in the country […]

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