Nigeria has a ‘Madagascar herb’ plantation - Minister of Health Dr Osagie Ehanire, Nigeria's Minister of Health has disclosed that Nigeria already has a plantation of herbs used to produce Madagascar’s ‘COVID Organics’.        Speaking during a Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 briefing, Ehanire said an analysis of Madagascar’s ‘COVID Organics’ shows that the mixture contains largely anti-malarial constituents.       ...... read more
Groom dies after infecting over 100 wedding guests with Coronavirus A wedding in India turned out to be a Coronavirus hotspot, killing the groomwho had a high fever, and infecting more than 100 guests as his family didn't heed his request to post-pone the wedding ceremony. According to the Hindustan Times, the man, a 30-year-old software engineer developed diarrhea and a...... read more
72 health workers test positive for Coronavirus in Enugu The Enugu State Ministry of Health has said that 72 health care workers in the state have tested positive to COVID-19.   The state Commissioner for health, Dr Ikechukwu Obi, disclosed this in a statement released on Friday, June 26. He said the 72 infected health workers were among a total...... read more
Lack of PPE killing more Nigerians than Covid-19 - Physician A public health physician, Dr Laz Eze, has said the lack of Personal Protective Equipment may be killing more Nigerians than COVID-19. Eze, who is also the convener of #MakeOurHospitalWork Campaign, in a statement, said some Nigerians lost their lives due to restriction of movement during the lockdown period. “Over the...... read more
Do not abandon patients with other ailment, FG tells hospitals The federal government yesterday implored managements of hospitals across the country not to abandon patients with other ailments as the country battles the Coronavirus pandemic. This is just as it warned that the failure of the populace to take responsibility in the fight against the pandemic was threatening the earlier gains...... read more
Abia state Covid-19 testing center to commence operation next week   Abia State Government has received one of the two GeneXpert equipment ordered by the Ikpeazu administration in April 2020 from the United States of America.  Meanwhile, the state rapid response team has in partnership with NCDC concluded the test run of one of the GenXpert diagnostic equipment located in the...... read more
29 health workers test positive for Coronavirus in Plateau 29 health workers have tested positive for Coronavirus in Plateau as confirmed by the state government on Wednesday June 17.        Plateau state Commissioner for Health Dr. Nimkong Lar disclosed that the state has recorded 198 confirmed cases of Coronavirus, with 114 patients discharged and five deaths.       Lar also revealed that...... read more
Dexamethasone has not been approved for covid-19 treatment - NCDC The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that the new COVID-19 drug, Dexamethasone has not been approved for use in the treatment of patients with the viral disease in Nigeria.       The drug, which scientists in the United Kingdom have hailed as a major breakthrough, is a widely used...... read more
Insinuation that malaria drugs are used for Covid-19 treatment is incorrect - Abia NMA Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, Abia State chapter, Dr. Carol Iwuoha, has explained that there is a huge difference between the treatment of malaria and COVID -19, adding that it is wrong to say that drugs for the former are being used to treat the latter. Iwuoha, who spoke...... read more
Anambra records 9 Covid-19 deaths with 53 positive cases Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano said on Wednesday that nine persons have died as a result of Coronavirus pandemic. Already, he said 53 others have tested positive to the virus of the 230 results released from the 302 persons tested. Seventy-two other results are being expected. The governor stated these during...... read more
COVID-19: PDP Urges Prayers For Ikpeazu, Others The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on Nigerians to continue to pray for speedy recovery of Abia state governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu and other compatriots who have tested positive to COVID-19. The PDP expressed worry over reports of increasing number of Nigerians who are infected by the deadly virus but...... read more
Nigeria records highest COVID-19 cases of 663 Nigeria, on Tuesday night recorded 663, its highest-ever figure confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The NCDC put the national tally at 13,462, discharged patients at 4206 and death toll at 365. In the cases confirmed in 25 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), which recorded 26,...... read more
COVID-19: Nigeria Has Carried Out 80,000 Tests ― PTF • 4,000 Nigeria abroad to undergo test before evacuation, pay for accommodation, transportation   After 100 days  Nigeria recorded its index COVID-19 case, Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 pandemic said it had tested 80,000 citizens for the infection. It has also built its testing laboratory capacity from two to 30 with...... read more
Doctors treating coronavirus patients wrongly: New research Coronavirus patients are being treated by doctors wrongly, a new research has indicated.   The researchers said the doctors are prescribing the wrong treatment because they understand the virus infection to be a respiratory disease. But doctors involved in the new research said the coronavirus is also a blood vessel disease,...... read more
Covid-19: NNPC commences construction of N21 billion medical facility in Kastina In line with the earlier announced decision to diversify into the medical sector, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced the construction of a N21 billion medical facility in Katsina State. NAN reports that the construction of the 200-bed Emergency and Infectious Disease Hospital was flagged off on Saturday in Kaita, Katsina...... read more
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