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World Blood Donor Day: Give Blood, Keep The World Beating

Ever thought of the need to voluntarily donate blood at least, once every three months? Certainly, blood donation is an act many people would initially cringe at until they realise the benefits are for the donors as much as for the receivers. The donor is at lower risk of suffering a heart attack, developing cancer, […]

Pope Francis’ Personal Doctor Dies From COVID-19 Complications

Pope Francis’ personal Doctor, Mr Fabrizio Soccorsi, has died from health complications related to the Coronavirus disease. According to the Catholic News Agency which quoted Vatican Newspaper L’Osservatore Romano, the 78-year-old physician, who was being treated for an “oncological pathology”, died at Rome’s Gemelli Hospital. Dr Soccorsi had trained in medicine and surgery at Rome’s […]

“COVID-19 not hoax”, Sanwo-Olu Tells Lagosians

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has warned Lagosians on the devastating effect of the raging Coronavirus disease. The Governor appealed to Lagosians on Sunday, January 10, 2021, to take all the COVID-19 protocols seriously as the virus is not a glamorous disease or a hoax as some people claim it is. In his tweet, […]

Doctor Says Trump Should Be Able To Resume ‘Public Engagements’

The White House Physician has announced that President Donald Trump should be able to resume “public engagements” from Saturday, October 10, 2020, saying the US leader has responded “extremely well” to COVID-19 treatment. President Trump’s Doctor, Sean Conley, said in a statement on Thursday, October 8, 2020, that “Saturday will be day 10 since Thursday’s […]

Pregnant Doctor Dies Of COVID-19 In Algeria

The death of a pregnant Algerian Doctor from the Coronavirus pandemic after she was denied maternity leave has sparked an uproar and prompted the dismissal of a Hospital Director. A source close to the case told AFP that Algeria Health Minister, Abderrahman Benbouzid sacked the Director of the Ras El Oued Hospital in eastern Algeria after Dr […]

Doctor Dies Before Testing Positive For Coronavirus

The NCDC has said the country has recorded a new death, making a total of six deaths, while 44 people have recovered from the disease and have since been discharged. The latest fatality recorded from the disease, according to the NCDC on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, was in Daura, a town in Katsina State. Channels […]

Coronavirus: U.K Prime Minister Admitted To Hospital

British Prime Minister, Mr Boris Johnson, has been taken to hospital for tests. His office disclosed on Sunday, April 5, 2020, noting that it is 10 days after he tested positive for Coronavirus. Aged 55, Mr Johnson had announced on March 27, 2020, that he had mild symptoms of COVID-19 and had been in self-isolation […]

Coronavirus: Chinese ‘Whistleblower Doctor Confirmed Dead

A 34-year-old Chinese Doctor working in Wuhan, Li Wenliang, who warned others about the coronavirus before it became global knowledge is Dead. His hospital announced that the Doctor who was among the first to raise a public alarm about the deadly new coronavirus outbreak died of the infection early on Friday (China time), February 7, […]