Tags : COVID-19 Virus

COVID-19: Medical Practitioners Urged Not To Rest On Their Oars

Nigerian Medical Doctors, Scientists, and Health Researchers have been urged not to rest on their oars as more dangerous variants of the COVID-19 virus continue to develop in parts of the world. The advice was given by a Sports and Health Education Specialist, Professor Olawale Morunkola of the Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan, while […]

COVID-19 Vaccine: FG Explains Reasons For Stoppage of Process

The Federal Government has given reasons for asking all States administering the COVID-19 Vaccine to stop the process as soon as they use up half of the doses allocated to them. Minister of State for Health, Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora, gave the reasons at a media briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja. […]

COVID-19: NCDC Records Six New Cases Of British Variant

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that six new cases of the B117 strain of COVID-19 have been found in the country.  NCDC confirmed this on Monday, February 1, 2021, through its Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) briefing in Abuja; stating that with the reported six cases […]

WHO Team Visits Wuhan Hospital That Received First COVID-19 Patients

The team of World Health Organization experts investigating the origins of the Coronavirus have visited the Wuhan hospital that received the first confirmed Coronavirus cases, before a scheduled tour of a propaganda exhibition celebrating China’s recovery from the pandemic. The group was driven to the Jinyintan Hospital on Saturday, January 30, 2021, the first hospital […]

WHO Team Arrives In Wuhan For Virus Investigation

A team of experts from the World Health Organization has arrived in Wuhan to probe the origins of the Coronavirus more than a year after it emerged, as China reported its first death from COVID-19 in eight months. Channels TV reports that the 10 Scientists landed for their much-delayed mission, met by Chinese officials in […]

Lagos Govt Directs Schools To Reopen January 18

The Lagos State Government has ordered all public and private Schools in the State to reopen for the second term 2020/21 academic session from Monday, January 18, 2021. This was announced on Monday, January 4, 2021, in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo. She noted that this is in line […]

Plateau Governor Tests Positive For COVID-19

Plateau State Governor, Mr Simon Lalong, has tested positive for Coronavirus disease. The Director of Press and Publicity to the Governor, Dr Makut Macham, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, December 17, 2020. He explained that the Governor took the test along with members of his family while his result came out positive but […]

New-Normal: Preparing for COVID-19 Mutation, Second Wave

During the few weeks of decline in Coronavirus infections a few months ago,  there was an assumption that we had almost won the battle against Coronavirus, but sooner than we thought, the second wave emerged. Again, people started dying and hospitals started filling up with coronavirus patients, but because many of the deaths are not […]

Spain To Vaccinate Much Of Its Population By Mid-2021

Spain will have vaccinated a large part of its population of 47 million against the coronavirus by mid-2021. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced this on Friday, November 20, 2020, adding that the Government had put together “a comprehensive vaccination plan” that would be presented at Tuesday’s cabinet meeting, making Spain the first within the European […]

India’s COVID-19 Cases Surpasses Nine Million As Delhi Struggles

Coronavirus caseload in India has passed nine million on Friday, November 20, 2020, as hospitals in the capital New Delhi came under increasing pressure and graveyards began to fill up. Channels TV reports that the world’s second-worst-hit Country has now also registered more than 132,000 deaths from the disease, according to the latest official figures, which […]