Category: Health

Nigeria’s Coronavirus Cases goes over 45, 000

Nigeria reported 354 new cases of the coronavirus to bring the tally in the country to 45,244. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the new figures include...

Beirut blast is shocking, leaves at least 70 dead and over 3,000 injured (video)

There was an enormous explosion today in Beirut, the capital of Lebanon and many are feared dead, and many injured even in their homes away from the blast. Preliminary...

Nigeria’s Coronavirus Cases crosses 43,000

Nigeria has recorded 462 confirmed more cases of the deadly coronavirus to bring the tally nationwide to 43,151. With 19,565 recoveries, 22,707 still active and 879...

NCDC urges preventive measures, as Nigeria records 481 new Covid-19 infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has called on Nigerians to take preventive measures against the Coronavirus during the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations as the...

Nigeria’s COVID-19 Tally Top 42,000 and recoveries show promise

Nigeria reported 404 confirmed new cases of the coronavirus to bring the tally in the country to 42, 208. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, said the new...

Nigeria’s Covid-19 numbers inch close to 42,000, as Medical Guild downplay use of Hydro-chloroquine mix treatment

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has announced 624 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus increased to 41, 804. The health...

Donald Trump remains adamant, insists revoked hydroxychloroquine treats coronavirus

US President Donald Trump has again defended the use of hydroxychloroquine to ward off coronavirus, contradicting the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the World...

Social media takes down viral video of Nigeria Doctor in US who claim coronavirus has a cure

Facebook, Periscope and many other social media sites are taking down this viral video (below) of Dr Stella Immanuel, a primary health physician who works for Rehoboth...

Nigeria’s COVID-19 numbers already over 41,000 after 648 New Cases

Nigeria recorded 648 confirmed new cases of the coronavirus today to bring the tally in the country to 41, 180, with 18, 203 recoveries and 860 deaths (2 new deaths)....

Nigeria’s covid-19 cases now 40,532

Latest figures show Nigeria reported 555 new cases of the coronavirus to bring the tally in the country to 40,532 infections. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control...

Resident doctors issue another 3-week strike notice

Within days of calling off its warning strike, Members of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have given a three-week ultimatum to the Federal Government...

Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections rises to 39,977 with 438 new cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 438 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus rise to 39,977, just few cases away...

Presidential Task Force Warns that risk of infection is still high; Makes Clarification on School Resumption (audio)

The Federal Government has said it is considering restructuring the mode of delivering some of its activities, relying more on technology to minimize the risks...

COVID-19 infections in Nigeria rise to 39,539

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 591 new cases of COVID-19, bringing total infections to 39,539 as of July 24. The NCDC made this known...

Nigeria’s COVID-19 Infections Near 39, 000

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that the country recorded six hundred and four (604) fresh cases of the virus yesterday, raising the total number...

Covid-Organics not helping in Madagascar, as hospitals are overwhelmed with covid-19 cases

Hospitals in Madagascar have warned they are overwhelmed after a spike in coronavirus cases in a country where the Madagascar’s President Andry Rajoelina has...

COVID-19 Cases Recorded in Nigeria Rise To 38,344

Nigeria today recorded 543 new COVID-19 cases with the total infections rising to 38,344. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed in a tweet that the...

President Trump finally admits US Covid-19 infections would get worse

After months of downplaying the US infection from the global coronavirus pandemic, the US President Donald Trump has made a reversal in opinion (and...

Nigeria adds 576 cases of covid-19 to inch closer to 38,000

Latest figures from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) shows Nigeria has reported an additional 576 cases of covid-19 from 22 states, bringing the total...

Nigeria’s Covid-19 numbers cross 37,000

number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria has reached 37,225, after 562 new cases were reported yesterday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The NCDC via its...

Nigeria Heads Towards 37,000 covid-19 cases with 556 New Infections

The total number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Nigeria is headed towards the 37,000 mark, after its Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 556 new infections...

Science reveals the number of hot dogs a human can possibly eat at a go

Everyone (wo isnt vegan ofcourse) loves their hot dogs. But how many can a human consume in one sitting? If that question has bothered you too, then not to worry,...

Nigeria adds 653 new cases of COVID-19, total crosses 36,000

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 653 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus rise to 36,107. The new cases came...

Nigeria records 600 new covid-19 cases to increase past 35,000

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 600 new COVID-19 cases in the country, bringing total infections from the virus rise to 35,454 This...

Nigeria now records over 500 daily cases of covid-19

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria has now reached 34, 854 after the Nigeria Center for Disease Control reported 595 new cases yesterday. According to the agency, it...

Zindzi Mandela tested positive for COVID-19 on the day she died

Zindzi Mandela, South Africa’s ambassador to Denmark and daughter of anti-apartheid leaders Nelson and Winnie Mandela, tested positive for Covid-19 on the day she...

Nigeria announces COVID-19 case total now 34,259

 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 643 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus rise to 34,259. According to...

Doctors in Lagos call off warning strike

Doctors employed by the Lagos State Government, under the aegis of Medical Guild, have suspended their three-day warning strike. Secretary of the Guild, Dr. Ismail...

Lagos begins recruitment of new health workers

Lagos State Health Service Commission has commenced the recruitment exercise for health workers, including medical doctors, into state hospitals. The Commission, in a...

Russia military announces covid-19 vaccine as tested and safe

The Russian defence ministry has said it had developed a “safe” coronavirus vaccine following clinical trials on a group of volunteers, and were now protected...

Lagos doctors begin 3 days warning strike Monday

Doctors under the aegis of the Medical Guild in Lagos State are set to begin three days warning strike from Monday, over issues that affect their safety and welfare....

Finally, Donald Trump wears face mask in public

U.S. President Donald Trump surprised the world by wearing a mask in public for the first time since the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Trump had...

Nigeria’s COVID-19 case total hits 31,987

Nigeria has recorded 664 new Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the country as total infections from the virus rise and would most certainly cross the 32,000 mark by the...

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan and son test positive for COVID-19

One of India’s best-known movie stars, Amitabh Bachchan, together with his actor son, Abhishek Bachchan, have both tested positive for COVID-19. The 77-year old...

Nigeria announces 575 new cases of COVID-19, total crosses 31,000

Nigeria announced 575 new COVID-19 cases in the country within 24 hours, bringing the total infections to 31,323 according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...

South African queen dies of Covid-19

Queen Noloyiso Sandile has passed away a the age of 56. A statement from the royal family in South Africa, confirmed that she died at a hospital from Covid-19 related...

Nigeria now has locally made COVID-19 test kits as cases rise to 30,748

The Nigerian Government has announced the indigenous development and validation of RNA-Swift, a test kit for the identification of SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent for...

Nigeria COVID-19 cases jump to 30,249 cases

Latest figures from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) show Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases has jumped to 30,249 cases as it recorded 460 cases from 21 states. The...

Tom Hanks will give no respect to anyone not wearing a facemask

American actor, Tom Hanks is angry at people who don’t wear face masks while the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage. Recall that the actor and his wife Rita...

Brazilian President who downplayed pandemic, tests positive for Covid-19

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for coronavirus, following his fourth test, after developing symptoms, including a high temperature. Mr...

2-year old Child sexually abused while in COVID isolation ward in South Africa

Reports claim that a child has been sexually abused while in isolation at the Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital in Pretoria. The toddler’s aunt, who remains...

Newborn baby holds contraceptive coil his mother used in a failed bid to stop her from getting pregnant

May we just state for the records that not all contraceptives work as expected! Now that that has been established, here’s the story of a newborn baby in Vietnam...

Nigerian Government introduces new guidelines for elections

Meanwhile, ahead of the Edo and Ondo states gubernatorial elections, NCDC has advised politicians to use media channels like radio, television and social media to...

Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections surpass 29,000 after 575 new cases

Nigeria’s coronavirus infections (COVID-19), opened the new week surpassing 29,000 cases as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 575 new confirmed...

Nigeria records 544 new cases of COVID-19, as total infections reach 28,711

Nigeria has reported an additional 544 cases of covid-19 from 19 states, in the country, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 28,711. At...

Madagascar’s miracle COVID–19 cure couldn’t prevent another lockdown

After touting a local herbal concoction claimed to prevent and cure the novel coronavirus, Madagascar has oddly reimposed a fresh lockdown in it s Analamanga Region,...

Nigeria records 603 fresh cases, toll goes past 28,000

Nigeria has recorded 603 new COVID-19 cases in the country, as total infections from the virus climbed 28,167. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) via its...

Nigeria’s Government Raises Concern over Surge in Covid-19 Cases, Warns Against Non-Essential Travels (audios)

The Federal Government has raised concerns over the rising cases of COVID-19 in the country, with the Chairman of the task force, Mr Boss Mustapha, charging Nigerians to...

Lagos to arrest and charge face mask defaulters to court

The Lagos State Government says it will start charging face mask defaulters to court from next week, as the period of grace was over. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu who...

Nigeria’s Covid-19 numbers continue to rise daily in hundreds

Nigeria’s total infections from Covid-19 now stands at 27,564, after the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 454 new cases of Coronavirus  (COVID-19)...