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Indian COVID-19 Strain Surfaces In Nigeria, Diseases Centre Alerts NCDC

• Strain detected in Osun, Edo same with India’s, different in characteristics – ACEGID prof • There should be announcement that vicious strain already in Nigeria, counsels Tomori The COVID-19 strain, which is currently ravaging India, ...
Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Pass 1.24m As Death Toll Nears 30,000

Adamawa Leads As Nigeria Records 47 New COVID-19 Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 47 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 165,515. The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on...
Nigeria Records 601 New Coronavirus Cases

COVID-19: NCDC Registers 49 New Infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has registered 49 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 165,468. The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on...
Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Pass 1.24m As Death Toll Nears 30,000

COVID-19: NCDC Announces 37 New Infections, Total Now 165,419

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 37 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 165,419. The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on...

COVID-19: Nigeria At Risk As Highly-contagious South Africa Variant Hits Cameron, Ghana, Togo, Others

The B.1.351 variant of the coronavirus, first found in South Africa, is spreading in 23 African countries, the World Health Organisation has said. Speaking on Saturday, the WHO Regional Virologist, Dr Nicksy Gumede-Moeletsi, noted that...
Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Pass 1.24m As Death Toll Nears 30,000

Nigeria Confirms 28 New COVID-19 Infections

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) says it registered 28 new COVID-19 infections  in five states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory on Thursday. This brings the country’s  COVID-19 total cases to...
Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Pass 1.24m As Death Toll Nears 30,000

NCDC Registers 52 New COVID-19 Infections, 2 Deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has registered additional two new related COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, its official Twitter handle said on Wednesday. The agency’s statistics showed  that 2,065 Coronavirus related...

People Suffering From Asthma Are More At Risk With COVID-19, Says Expert

Dr. Gabriel Adakole, a Public Health expert, says people suffering from asthma are more at risk with the  COVID-19 pandemic. He noted that it is important to be aware and well informed about the disease, especially...
Bigotry moving at lightning speed on internet UN warns

UN Says, 22,000 Nigerian Children Get Infected With HIV Annually

The United Nations has disclosed that no fewer than 22,000 Nigerian children get infected with HIV annually. The UN system made the statement on Tuesday, at the National dialogue meeting for  the prevention of mother...

UCH Resident Doctors On Strike Over Unpaid Salaries

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, has embarked on an indefinite strike over unpaid four months salaries of some members. Dr. Temitope Hussein, who spoke with the News Agency of...

Dietician Warns Against Over Consumption Of Fried Foods

A dietician, Mrs Alice Johnson, has warned against consumption of high quantity of fried foods, saying that it leads to high calorie intake and accumulation of trans fats. Johnson, who gave the warning in an...

NAFDAC Alerts Nigerians On Effects Of Hair Products Containing Formaldehyde

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians against the use of hair smoothing products containing formaldehyde. The agency says the U.S Food and Drug Administration has informed it of...
Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Pass 1.24m As Death Toll Nears 30,000

COVID-19: NCDC Reports 51 New Infections, Zero Deaths In 12 Consecutive Days

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 51 new cases of COVID-19 infections and zero death on Saturday. The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Saturday. Saturday became the 12th  consecutive day the...

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