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WHO Warns Against Use Of Masks During Exercise

WHO Warns Against Use Of Masks During Exercise

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned people against wearing masks while exercising, saying masks may reduce the ability to breathe comfortably. WHO gave the warning on Wednesday in an update of its Coronavirus disease...
NMA Condemns Attack On FMC Lokoja, Calls For Adequate Security

NMA Condemns Attack On FMC Lokoja, Calls For Adequate Security

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Kogi chapter, has condemned the incident of hoodlums attack on Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Lokoja on Wednesday. A statement on Wednesday in Lokoja, jointly signed by the state Chairman and...
COVID-19 : Nigeria Records 561 Fresh Cases

COVID-19 : Nigeria Records 561 Fresh Cases

Nigeria has recorded 561 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 25,694. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made the disclosure on Tuesday through its official Twitter...
COVID-19: Nigeria Records 566 New Infections

COVID-19: Nigeria Records 566 New Infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Monday, announced 566 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 25,133. The centre announced this via its official Twitter handle. It...
Expert Wants FG, States To Integrate Family Planning In COVID -19 Sensitization programmes

Expert Wants FG, States To Integrate Family Planning In COVID -19 Sensitization programmes

Dr. Bernard Emonena, Consultant, Family Planning (FP) Service Delivery, has advised both Federal and State Governments to integrate family planning into its sensitization programmes on impacts of Coronavirus (COVID -19) pandemic. Emonena gave the advice...
Non-Release Of Funds Major Set Back For Family Planning Programmes In Delta - Experts

Non-Release Of Funds Major Set Back For Family Planning Programmes In Delta – Experts

Experts on reproductive health have blamed the setback witnessed in family planning uptake in Delta on inability to access the N25 million budgeted for the programme by state government. They spoke at a roundtable and...
COVID-19: Nigerians Must Thank God For Low Mortality Rate – PTF Chairman

COVID-19: Nigerians Must Thank God For Low Mortality Rate – PTF Chairman

The Chairman, Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, has said that Nigerians have enough reasons to be grateful to God considering the country’s low mortality rate being recorded following the community spread of...

WHO provides timeline of COVID-19 response for 6 months

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has provided the timeline of COVID-19 response activities for general information from December 2019 when China reported the virus till date. WHO, in a statement issued from its headquarters in...
Nigeria Records 490 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Now 24,567

Nigeria Records 490 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Now 24,567

Nigeria on Sunday recorded 490 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 24,567. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known via its Twitter handle. According to...

Oyo Govt. Seals 5 Clinics Over Alleged Unprofessional Practices

The Oyo State government has sealed five private health facilities in Ibadan and Saki over alleged unprofessional practices. This was contained in a statement issued by Dr. Wasiu Olatunbosun, the Commissioner for Information, Culture and...
UK COVID-19 Deaths Hit 43,414 As Another 186 Patients Die

UK COVID-19 Deaths Hit 43,414 As Another 186 Patients Die

Another 186 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Thursday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 43,414, the British Department of Health and Social Care said on Friday. The...

WHO Effective Vaccine Accounts For Defeat Against Ebola In DRC

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday said that effective vaccine accounted for the success in the fight against Ebola in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, who said this...
Germany Tries Special Coating To Protect Against Viruses In Buses

Germany Tries Special Coating To Protect Against Viruses In Buses

To protect against the novel coronavirus and other germs, German railway and public transport operator Deutsche Bahn is covering surfaces in some buses with a special coating. As part of a nationwide pilot project, 12...

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