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COVID-19: US Embassy Announces Arrival Of Four Million Doses Of

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is pleased to announce the arrival of four million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine as part of the United States’ global efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. At a hand-over ceremony, Chargé D’affaires Kathleen Fitzgibbon delivered the shipment to Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chair of […]

UAE To Grant Infectious Disease Experts, Others ‘Golden’ 10-Year Residence

The United Arab Emirates has said it will grant all Doctors and infectious disease experts living in the Country a 10-year visa, who are helping to combat the coronavirus pandemic. This was disclosed on Sunday, November 15, 2020, as the country has so far recorded more than 150,000 cases of the Corona virus disease, including […]

Malaria vs Coronavirus Disease: The Myths and Medical Truths

Since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus disease a pandemic, there have been different objections against the nature of the virus as some people continue to disbelieve that such disease is truly pandemic. But the WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, during his opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19 – […]

Pandemic ‘Not Even Close’ To Over As Toll Passes 500,000

The coronavirus pandemic is “not even close to being over”, the WHO warned Monday, as the global death toll passed half a million and cases surged in Latin America and the United States.  In another grim milestone, the number of infections recorded worldwide topped 10 million, while some authorities reimposed lockdown measures that have crippled […]

New Coronavirus Cases In China, New Zealand Sound Pandemic Alarm

More than two dozen new coronavirus cases in China and the first New Zealand infections in almost a month on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, underlined the immense challenges still ahead in containing the deadly pandemic, even as some EU nations reopened their borders to fellow Europeans. More than eight million people have now been infected […]

“Nigeria’s Airports Will Remain Shut For Two More Weeks” -Aviation

Airports in Nigeria will not be reopened on Thursday, April 23, 2020, as earlier scheduled, instead, they will remain shut for two more weeks. A statement from the Ministry of Aviation affirmed this on Monday, April 20, 2020. According to the statement by the Director of Public Affairs in the Ministry, Mr James Odaudu, the […]

COVID-19: Nigeria Records First Death

Nigeria has recorded the first death to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on Monday, March 23, 2020 via its verified Twitter handle, stating that a 67-year-old male who returned following a medical treatment in the UK. He had underlying medical conditions- multiple myeloma and diabetes and was undergoing […]

Coronavirus Pandemic: 11 Cases Confirmed In Lagos, Sanwo-Olu Gives Update.

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu gave a live update on coronavirus outbreak in the state, on Friday, March 20, 2020. The Governor, in a live address, said there are now 11 confirmed cases in the state. In a statement, Governor Sanwo-Olu said as the chief incident commander of Lagos State, it is his duty to […]

Coronavirus: Spain Minister Tests Positive

Spain’s Equality Minister has tested positive for coronavirus and has been quarantined with her partner, Deputy Prime Minister, and Podemos leader, Pablo Iglesias, a Government statement said on Thursday, March 12, 2020. The statement further said the minister, Irene Montero is in a good condition and second Deputy Prime Minister Pablo Iglesias is also in […]

Coronavirus Declared A Pandemic By World Health Organization

The coronavirus outbreak has been labelled a pandemic by the World Health Organization, WHO, on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. WHO Chief Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the number of cases outside China had increased 13-fold over the past two weeks, as the spread of the virus is frightening. The Chief said he was deeply concerned […]