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BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 08 March 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:496

Nigerian doctors threaten to strike: Doctors in Nigeria's public hospitals have threatened to go on strike in protest over a new salary structure, which will see all doctors lose between 18% and 30% of their salaries. The Nigerian Medical Association has extended its earlier 21 day ultimatum to the government by a further seven days. During this period the doctors will not provide any emergency services outside normal working hours.

Incidence of alcohol poisoning in ex-USSR worries experts: Acute alcohol poisoning has reached an …

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