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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 […]

Easter Message: President Buhari Pledges End To Insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised Nigerians that insecurity will soon be a thing of the past with the renewed vigour of the defence and intelligence chiefs. He also cautioned Nigerians to be wary of mischief makers who were bent on causing disunity in the country and promoting ethnic and religious intolerance in the country. The […]

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 […]

COVID-19: Dotun Oyelade Applauds Gov. Makinde’s Stay Home Order; Reduces

The Executive Chairman of the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS), Prince Dotun Oyelade, has described steps taken by the State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde to fight coronavirus as the best to stop the spread of the virus in the State. In a statement issued in Ibadan, Prince Oyelade particularly praised the Governor on the […]

Update: Trump Tests Negative For Coronavirus As U.S Expands Europe

Following concerns over the exposure of the President of America, Mr Donald Trump, to a disease that has paralyzed the globe, his Physician, Dr Sean Conley has said the President tested negative for the novel coronavirus. Mr Trump agreed to the test after coming in contact with several members of a Brazilian presidential delegation visiting […]

Suspected Case Of COVID-19 In Enugu

Enugu State has reported a fresh suspected case of COVID-19. This is confirmed in a statement from the Permanent Secretary in the State’s Ministry of Health, Dr Ifeanyi Agujiobi. Dr Agujiobi said the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has been informed, while a sample has been collected and sent for investigations. The suspected case, […]

Second Coronavirus Death Sparks Fears, Lockdown In Italian Towns

Streets were deserted and residents warned to keep out of an emergency room in an Italian town placed under lockdown as a second death from coronavirus sparked fears throughout the region.   AFP reports that “No entry” was the sign on the emergency room in the small town of Codogno with a population of 15,000 […]

Two Iranians Die After Testing Positive To Coronavirus

The Health Ministry in the Islamic republic of Iran has disclosed that two people have died after testing positive for the new coronavirus, being Iran’s first cases of the disease. According Channels TV, a branch of the State Television, YJC News Agency, reports that the pair who died on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, were Iranian citizens […]

WHO Warns Against Overreaction To Coronavirus Epidemic

The World Health Organization has warned against a global over-reaction to the new coronavirus epidemic following panic-buying, event cancellations and concerns about cruise ship travel. Channels TV reported that as China’s official death toll neared 1,900 on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, more than 72,000 people have now been infected in China and hundreds more abroad, […]

France Confirms First COVID-19 Death Outside Asia

French Health Minister, Agnes Buzyn has disclosed that an 80-year-old Chinese tourist has died from the new coronavirus in France, the first death confirmed outside of Asia. Buzyn, on Saturday, February 15, 2020, said she had been told about the death of the patient in a hospital in Paris since late January, adding that his […]