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COVID-19: Nigerians urged to eat egg daily

The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) has advised Nigerians to eat eggs daily to boost their immune system against COVID-19 and other viral diseases. The President of the association, Mr Ezekiel Ibrahim,... Read more »

Obasanjo, Ramaphosa And Other 138 world Leaders Demand Free COVID-19 Vaccine

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo is among 140 current and former world leaders calling for “a people’s vaccine” against the coronavirus (COVID-19). The leaders signed a petition on Thursday in which they... Read more »

Covid-19: We’re proud of them,” NAFDAC DG praises Madagascar

Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has commended Madagascar’s initiative that ensured its herbal remedy for the Coronavirus pandemic. Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, Director-General, National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) “We are... Read more »

We Now Trek To Hospital Daily To Treat Patients, Ondo Doctors Lament Over Unpaid Wages

Aggrieved medical doctors working at the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital in Ondo State have continued to lament the non-payment of their salary arrears.The doctors, under the platform of Association of... Read more »

Covid-19 May Never Go Just Like HIV Says WHO

The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) may never go away, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.  Mike Ryan, executive director of the World Health Organization health emergencies program, says the virus may just become... Read more »

COVID UPDATE: 184 new cases of COVID19

51-Lagos23-Jigawa16-Bauchi16-Katsina14-Kano10-FCT10-Rivers9-Kwara5-Delta5-Kaduna4-Sokoto4-Oyo3-Kebbi3-Nasarawa3-Osun2-Ondo1-Ebonyi1-Edo1-Enugu1-Anambra1-Plateau1-Niger 4971 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria Discharged: 1070Deaths: 164. DEATHS (6 NEW) Borno- 4 Katsina- 1 Jigawa- 1 Read more »

Nigerians Picking Face Masks From Dump Sites, PTF Cries Out

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has raised the alarm over an unhealthy practice of some Nigerians who pick face masks from rubbish dumps and sell them. The Chairman of the task... Read more »

COVID-19 Cure: Iwu Says FG Yet To Show Interest In Their Drug

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bioresources Development Group (BDG), Prof. Maurice Iwu has stated that the Federal Government is yet to show interest in treatment presented by his team of researchers for... Read more »

Latest Update: 386 New COVID 19 Cases And 10 New Deaths

386 new cases of #COVID19; 176-Lagos65-Kano31-Katsina20-FCT17-Borno15-Bauchi14-Nasarawa13-Ogun10-Plateau4-Oyo4-Sokoto4-Rivers3-Kaduna2-Edo2-Ebonyi2-Ondo1-Enugu1-Imo1-Gombe1-Osun 3912 cases of #COVID19 in NigeriaDischarged: 679Deaths: 117 Read more »

JUTH sacks 25 doctors amid COVID-19 pandemic

Another industrial crisis is brewing at the Jos University Teaching Hospital, JUTH, following disengagement of 25 doctors by management of the hospital.The sack drew the ire of National Association of Resident Doctors,... Read more »

195 New COVID-19 Cases, 5 Deaths, & 53 Discharged On May 7

195 new cases of #COVID19; 5 new deaths, 53 newly discharged82 – Lagos30 – Kano19 – Zamfara18 – Sokoto10 – Borno9 – FCT8 – Oyo5 – Kebbi5 – Gombe4 – Ogun3 –... Read more »

155 Persons Die In Yobe Within 6 Days Over Suspected Coronavirus Symptoms

155 Persons Die In Yobe State Within Six Days Over Suspected Coronavirus Symptoms, State Governor Coordinates Affairs From Abuja No less than 155 persons have died in Gashua and Potiskum areas of... Read more »

Researcher ‘on Verge Of Making Very Significant’ Coronavirus Findings Killed

By Tim Stelloh A medical researcher said to be on the “verge of making very significant” coronavirus findings was found shot to death over the weekend in Pennsylvania, officials said.Bing Liu, 37,... Read more »

Madagascar’s Herbal Tonic Not A Cure For Covid-19 – WHO

Tanzania, Guinea-Bissau excited about herbal remedy purported to cure coronavirus. The World Health Organization has dismissed the Madagascar president’s claims that a herbal tonic produced within the country can cure patients of... Read more »

‘Lockdown: NIPOST Providing Essential Services To Society, Communities’

The Nigeria Postal Services (NIPOST) has said it is still at the forefront of providing essential services in the country amidst the lockdown due to Corovarius pandemicThis was stated in a statement... Read more »

Ogun doctors begin strike

Association of Resident Doctors, Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Ogun State, has begun a three-day warning strike. The industrial action started on Monday after a 21-day ultimatum and another seven-day ultimatum... Read more »

80% Of Kano Coronavirus Samples Test Positive – Nasiru Gwarzo

The Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals on Sunday called on the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), to reverse his decision on the easing of COVID-19 lockdown, which takes effect today... Read more »

WHO to start Coronavirus vaccine trials in Nigeria

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that Nigeria has expressed interest to be part of the global solidarity trial of the vaccines being developed to tackle COVID-19 pandemic and efforts are... Read more »
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Lagos leads as Nigeria records 220 COVID-19 cases

A total of 220 COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Nigeria on Saturday. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, confirmed this in a post on its official Twitter page. As at Saturday,... Read more »

Enugu State Confirms Fourth Case Of COVID-19

A fourth confirmed case of COVID-19 in Enugu has emerged. This means 4 cases have tested positive in Enugu, 2 have been discharged and now 2 are currently positive. This new case... Read more »
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Ghana Records 1,032 COVID-19 Cases, 10 Days After Lifting Lockdown

Ghana has recorded more than 1,000 additional cases of COVID-19 since the country lifted its lockdown. Last week, Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo lifted a three-week lockdown on the basis of “improved coronavirus testing”. The... Read more »

Enugu Resident Doctors And The Dangerous Gamble In War Time

It’s hard for anyone to argue that the ravaging corona pandemic is not the third world war predicted by the world’s foremost seer of all time Nostradamus. This is so because the... Read more »
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204 New cases of Coronavirus Confirmed in Nigeria, Totaling 1932

204 new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Nigeria, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 1932. 204 new cases of #COVID19 reported; 80-Kano45-Lagos12-Gombe9-Bauchi9-Sokoto7-Borno7-Edo6-Rivers6-Ogun4-FCT4-Akwa Ibom4-Bayelsa3-Kaduna2-Oyo2-Delta2-Nasarawa1-Ondo1-Kebbi 11:50pm 30th... Read more »
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COVID19: Akwa Ibom Record Three New Confirm Cases With One Death

The State Government said the sad event occured within the last couple of days according to Independent News website. Governor Udom Emmanuel made the revelation today, Thursday while giving update on COVID-19... Read more »
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Nigeria Records 195 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Now 1,532

Nigeria has recorded 195 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections reported in the country to 1,532. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC) made this known on its... Read more »
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Enugu State Record New Case Of COVID-19

According to the information made available to Akelicious by the Honourable Commissioner For Health, Obi Emmanuel Ikechukwu, there is a newly confirmed case in Enugu. The case has a positive travel history.... Read more »

Coronavirus live updates: Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana, Kenya… cases, deaths and news, today

According to the latest figures published by Johns Hopkins University , 3,017,806 cases have been detected worldwide, with 208,131 deaths and 885,302 people now recovered.Nigeria: 1,273 cases / 40 deathsSouth Africa: 4,546... Read more »
Coronavirus: NCDC advises pregnant, breastfeeding women to take precautions

Coronavirus: NCDC advises pregnant, breastfeeding women to take precautions

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has advised pregnant and breastfeeding women to take routine preventative actions to avoid the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection. NCDC Director General, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, who... Read more »
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World Malaria Day: Don’t forget other diseases, WHO tells Nigeria

World Health Organization (WHO) has called on the Nigerian Government not to forget about other diseases amid the Novel Coronavirus(COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country. Dr Fiona Braka, the Officer in Charge, (OIC) WHO Country Office, Nigeria said... Read more »
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COVID-19: Lagos govt confirms 78 fresh cases as toll rises to 590 in state

Seventy- eight persons were on Friday confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19 in Lagos State. The State Ministry for Health, on its Twitter page on Friday said the State has so... Read more »

“CORONAVIRUS CAN CAUSE STROKE IN HEALTHY PATIENTS”-DOCTORS WARNS

If you are young especially in the 30s or 40s, please read this.Doctors in America have noticed some young people mostly those with mild/no symptoms of Coronavirus suddenly develop a stroke. Stroke... Read more »
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77 Nigerian Health Workers Infected With COVID-19, Lassa Fever

Experts want hazard allowance, life insurance for medics Over 40 health workers have tested positive to COVID-19 in Nigeria, the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, said this yesterday. He made the... Read more »
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Is The Increase Of Coronavirus Cases In Nigeria True Or False?

The threat of a global pandemic is rising as the new coronavirus rapidly spreads across many states in Nigeria. The increase in the number of Coronavirus cases in Nigeria in the recent week with... Read more »
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Coronavirus Will Be With Us For A Long Time – WHO

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned against complacency in the fight against the coronavirus, saying the disease “will be with us for a long time”. Dr Tedros Adhanom... Read more »
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Nigeria May Fight This Pandemic Till The End Of This Year

The novel Coronavirus (COVID 19) has eventually become the most challenging pandemic in the century after claiming millions of lives and infected people. Now the question is for how long? The origin... Read more »
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German Coronavirus vaccine set for human testing

A possible vaccine for Coronavirus, developed by German firm BioNTech and US drug giant Pfizer, has been given the green light for human testing. The trial will begin with 200 healthy people,... Read more »
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Governor Abiodun urges Ogun students to join COVID-19 fight

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state called on students in the state to cooperate with his administration in the fight against the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Abiodun made the call while... Read more »
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Good News: 100 Percent Possible Cure for Covid-19 Discovered

The Israeli COVID19 drug reportedly with a 100% success rate even among severely ill patients is being tested in the United States for the first time. Pluristem Therapeutics Inc., a biotech company... Read more »
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Nigeria’s COVID-19 Tests Climbs Up To 8,000

Nigeria has so far tested 8,003 persons for COVID-19, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). This is still far below a number of African countries including Kenya, which has... Read more »
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COVID-19: 6 Private Hospitals In Lagos Secretly Treating Patients Revealed

Six private health facilities in Lagos that had been secretly attending to rich Coronavirus patients, have been revealed. One of the private hospitals, First Cardiology Consultants Hospital, Ikoyi, was where late Chief of... Read more »
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COVID-19: 140 blood samples tested negative in Bayelsa, says task force

The Bayelsa State Task Force on COVID-19 yesterday said that 140 blood samples sent to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)-approved laboratory in Edo State between March and April 2020 had... Read more »
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Cases rise to 21,000 in Africa – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo says the number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Africa has risen to over 21,000. The UN’s health agency gave the... Read more »
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Breaking: WHO confirms 6 cases of Ebola in DRC

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa has confirmed six cases of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The UN’s health agency confirmed the development on its official twitter... Read more »
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No country can fight COVID-19 alone — NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said that no country or state can fight the dreaded coronavirus alone, maintaining that the unique nature of the virus requires all stakeholders to work... Read more »
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Coronavirus death toll in Africa hits 1,080; confirmed cases rise to 21,317

The death toll from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on the African continent reached 1,080, as the number of confirmed cases hit 21,317 as of Sunday. This was disclosed by the Africa Center... Read more »
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Treating COVID-19 cases in private facilities worsening spread

Managing COVID-19 cases at private hospitals has sparked reaction from the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Lagos chapter. Worried about the increasing community spread of the infection in Nigeria, the Association has warned... Read more »
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Coronavirus Dies Quickly In Sunlight And High Humidity

Preliminary results from government lab experiments show that the coronavirus does not survive long in high temperatures and high humidity, and is quickly destroyed by sunlight, providing evidence from controlled tests of... Read more »
Pregnant worker tests positive for COVID-19 in Ekiti

Pregnant worker tests positive for COVID-19 in Ekiti

A pregnant health worker has tested positive for coronavirus in Ekiti State, making her the third infected person in the state. Akelicious reports that the pregnant woman was at the point of... Read more »
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Lassa fever kills 19 as Bauchi discharges 3 COVID-19 patients

Bauchi State Government has announced that 19 people have lost their lives to Lassa fever in the state. The Deputy Governor and Chairman of the state’s Taskforce on Disease Control, Baba Tela,... Read more »
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Breaking: Covid-19 Vaccine Working

Covid-19 patients who are getting an experimental drug called remdesivir have been recovering quickly, with most going home in days, STAT News reported Thursday after it obtained a video of a conversation... Read more »
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COVID-19 Patients Recovering Fast After Getting Experimental Drug, Remdesivir

Covid-19 patients who are getting an experimental drug called remdesivir have been recovering quickly, with most going home in days, STAT News reported Thursday after it obtained a video of a conversation about... Read more »
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Ondo State Record Another Case Of Covid-19

Ondo State has recorded another case of the deadly coronavirus disease as a corps member, whose identity has not been revealed has contracted the disease. It was gathered that the corps member... Read more »
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I have COVID-19 cure, just provide 5 victimsProfessor Ayodele Tells Fed Govt

A Kaduna-based scientist, Professor Ayodele Israel Adeleye, yesterday insisted that he had found a solution to the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, urging the Federal Government to produce five victims for free treatment to... Read more »

Coronavirus: Nigeria Records 13 new cases Of Covid-19,Rising To 318 cases Total

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported thirteen new cases of COVID19 , which has increased to 318 cases, 70 were been discharged and ten deaths toll in the country.... Read more »
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Breaking: 4 Coronavirus patients survive in Lagos

The Lagos State Government has discharged another four Coronavirus patients after they tested negative twice. The State on Friday, discharged seven patients. Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu disclosed this on Saturday, saying that... Read more »

COVID-19 In Nigeria: State Response Index (Infographics)

Global trends have shown that governments with more timely and stricter responses to the coronavirus have been more successful in curtailing its spread. Contrasts have been made between stricter countries like China... Read more »
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Ebola virus returns back in Congo Says WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, has confirmed a case of Ebola virus in Congo DR. It came 52 days after the last case was recorded. The... Read more »
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NCDC Confirms 17 New Cases In Nigeria As Death Toll Globally Hits 100,000

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed seventeen new cases of of cononavirus in Nigeria. NCDC made the announcement Friday night via its Twitter handle. This means there are 305... Read more »
China reports 42 new COVID-19 cases

China reports 42 new COVID-19 cases

Chinese health authorities said Friday that they received reports of 42 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland Thursday, of which 38 were imported. Four new domestically transmitted cases were reported,... Read more »
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Made-in-Nigeria ventilators will reduce COVID-19 deaths – FG

The Federal Government has said the latest made-in-Nigeria ventilators and other intervention products recently manufactured by the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) will minimise the number of coronavirus deaths... Read more »