5 Coronavirus patients discharged after full recovery Lagos State Government on Monday discharged five coronavirus patients who have fully recovered from the virus. This newly discharged patients brings the total number of people that recovered from the global pandemic to eight. Details later.  ... read more
COVID-19: Ikpeazu challenges Aba manufacturers to produce PPEs to fight virus Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has challenged manufacturers in the state to locally produce enough Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) for those at the frontline of the fight to defeat the Coronavirus pandemic. The State Commssioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, who revealed this during an interview with newsmen in...... read more
Ebola more severe, dreadful than Coronavirus – Expert A renowned Virologist, Oyewale Tomori, has said the Ebola virus was more severe and dreadful compared to Coronavirus disease code named Covid-19. Mr Tomori, a professor and a former President of the Nigerian Academy of Science, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka on Tuesday. He...... read more
BREAKING: Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state tests positive to coronavirus Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has tested positive for COVID-19, his office confirmed Tuesday. The governor had announced his decision to self-isolate on his suspicion he may have contracted the virus. Mr Mohammed said he boarded the same flight and shook hands with Muhammed Atiku Abubakar, the son of Nigeria’s former...... read more
We will ensure Abians are safe from Covid-19, says Gov. Ikpeazu Governor Okezie has assured Abia people and residents of his preparedness and determination to ensure they are safe from the dreaded Corona virus. The Governor gave the assurance while briefing with journalists in Goverment House, Umuahia upon his return to the State from Australia, where he went to negotiate scholarship placements...... read more
FIRS debunks rumour, says no member of staff tested positive to Covid-19   The attention of the Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Muhammad Nami and the Management of the Service has been drawn to the fake news making the rounds on Social Media that a member of staff at the FIRS has tested positive to COVID-19.   The Service hereby...... read more
Dial-a-doc: Abia digitalises health care coverage   An Abia State telehealth initiative in partnership with Globacom Nigeria and Dial-A-Doc-Direct has said it is leveraging on telecommunications to improve coverage and access to health care services. A statement by the Managing Director of Dial-A-Doc-Direct, Dr Omas Ubiame, said telehealth could make a huge difference in providing health care...... read more
Covid-19: Benue Govt shuts down schools Following the spread of coronavirus in the country, Benue State government has directed that all schools in the state be closed by Friday, 27th March 2020. Briefing newsmen on Thursday after the State Executive Council meeting, the State Commissioner for Education, Professor Dennis Ityavyar said that all schools have been directed to conclude...... read more
Covid-19: Africa should prepare for the worse - WHO warns Sub-Saharan Africa has recorded its first COVID-19 death, a high-ranking politician in Burkina Faso, as the head of the World Health Organisation urged the continent to “prepare for the worst”. “Africa should wake up,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a news conference in Geneva on Wednesday, pointing out that “in other countries, we...... read more
Vanguard postpones Personality of the year Award over Covid-19 pandemic The Management of Vanguard Newspapers has announced the cancellation of the annual Personality of the year Award.  The award which was scheduled to hold on Friday, 20th March 2020, at Eko hotels and suites, was postponed following the ban by Lagos State government on religious gathering of over 50people. The announcement was...... read more
WHO warns against intake of Ibuprofen for Covid-19 The World Health Organization has warned against taking Ibuprofen for symptoms of coronavirus which includes runny nose, sore throat, cough and fever.   The warning came after French health officials warned that anti-inflammatory drugs could worsen effects of the virus.   Commenting on a recent study in The Lancet medical journal, French Health Minister Olivier Veran...... read more
Coronavirus:FG suspends visa issuance, place travel ban on US,China, 11 other countries The Federal Government on Wednesday placed a travel ban on 13 high-risk Coronavirus countries. The countries are China, Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Japan, France, Germany, Norway, the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Netherlands, and Switzerland. The government said the travel restriction was placed on countries with over a...... read more
BREAKING: 5 new Coronavirus cases confirmed in Nigeria The Federal government on Wednesday, announced five new confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria, bringing the total of persons with the viral disease in the country to Eight (8).   According to the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, three of the victims came from the United States of America including a mother...... read more
COVID 19: Is Nigeria not already suffering from the effect? By John Okiyi Kalu Based on available information, Nigeria appears to be currently free from Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) that has brought the world to its knees. The two previously confirmed cases have now been fully tested and the victims declared negative. Test results also show that the suspected case in Enugu...... read more
Corona virus: Suspected case in Enugu tests Negative The Enugu State Ministry of Health on Monday said that the suspected coronavirus patient has been confirmed negative to the novel virus. A statement by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr. Ifeanyi Agujiobi, said that the result of the suspect’s specimen sent to IRUA Specialist Hospital for investigation tested negative....... read more
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