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Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Pass 1.24m As Death Toll Nears 30,000

Nigeria Records 216 New COVID-19 Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that the country’s COVID-19 active cases now stand at 4,180, with majority of the infected people in stable condition. In its verified website on Monday morning,...

Expert Advocates Regular Drinking Of Water For Body Function

A Medical Practitioner, Dr. Iredia Osunde, has advised people to keep the body hydrated by drinking water regularly to enable the body to function properly. Osunde, a Medical Officer with Faith Clinic, Benin, gave this...
Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Pass 1.24m As Death Toll Nears 30,000

COVID-19: Nigeria Records 1 Death, 143 New Cases On Monday

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced additional 143 new COVID-19 cases, with one death. In its official website handle on Tuesday morning, NCDC said the total infections from the virus had risen to 169,678 as at...

65% of COVID-19 vaccine misinformation spread by 12 people

When it comes to COVID-19 vaccine misinformation, the voices of few reached many, according to a study. Approximately 65 per cent of misinformation about the vaccine that’s spread on social media can be traced back...

COVID-19: PSC Puts 6 States, FCT On Red Alert

The Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 has put six states and FCT Abuja on red alert to ensure a safe and healthy nationwide Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The action followed the confirmation of the Delta Variant...

Increase In COVID-19 Cases, Sign Of 3rd Wave — NIMR Director-General

Prof. Babatunde Salako, Director-General, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), has said that the recent increase in COVID-19 cases could be a signal of a third wave of the pandemic. He made this known on...

COVID-19: Nigerian Delegate Is First hospitalised Visitor At Tokyo Games —- Media Report

A Nigerian delegate to the Olympics became the first visitor to the Tokyo Games admitted to hospital with COVID-19, broadcaster TV Asahi said on Friday. This has come as Japan battles to stem rising local...

COVID-19: Oyetola Orders All Cabinet Members, Others To Test, Charges Citizens To Follow Suit

As part of measures to manage the second wave of the coronavirus infection, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the State of Osun has ordered all Commissioners and Special Advisers in the state to take compulsory...
Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Pass 1.24m As Death Toll Nears 30,000

Nigeria Records159 New COVID-19 Cases, 1 Death

Nigeria on Thursday recorded 159 new cases of COVID-19. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on Friday morning. The new infections indicate an increase from the 48 cases recorded a day earlier. The NCDC...
WHO Warns Against Use Of Masks During Exercise

COVID-19: World In Early Stages Of 3rd Wave Amid Delta Surge, Says WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that the spread of COVID-19’s Delta variant, along with increased social mobility and the inconsistent use of proven public health measures was driving increases in both case...

Leprosy: FG Targets 3,500 People For Preventive Treatment In Bauchi –official

The Executive Director, National Leprosy and Tuberculosis Relief Jos, Dr. Tahir Dahiru, has said that 3,500 people would be targeted in Bauchi state for the single dose Rifampicin post exposure prophylaxis (SDR-PEP)treatment under the...

WHO Relaunches COVID-19 Response In Benue, Raises Alarm Over New Delta Variant

The World Heal Organization, (W.H.O) has reactivated its COVID-19 response in Benue State. Surveillance Officer Tuberculosis/ COVID-19 Response Coordinator, WHO office, Benue State, Mr. Israel Poopola who stated this during a media briefing in Makurdi...
WHO Warns Against Use Of Masks During Exercise

WHO Study Highlights High Global Prevalence Of Syphilis Among Gay

World Health Organisation (WHO) study has highlighted an unacceptably high global prevalence of syphilis among men who have sex with men. The world body, in the new study on “ Prevalence of syphilis among men...

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