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Nigeria Ranks First Among Countries With Highest TB Burden In Africa –Commissioner

Nigeria Ranks First Among Countries With Highest TB Burden In Africa – Commissioner

The Commissioner for Health in Taraba, Dr. Innocent Vakkai, says Nigeria ranks first with Tuberculosis (TB) burden in Africa and sixth globally. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Vakkai made this known during the...
WHO Considers ‘Airborne Precautions’ For medical Staff After Study Shows Coronavirus Can Survive In Air

WHO Considers ‘Airborne Precautions’ For medical Staff After Study Shows Coronavirus Can Survive In...

The World Health Organization is considering “airborne precautions” for medical staff after a new study showed the coronavirus can survive in the air in some settings. The virus is transmitted through droplets, or little bits...
WHO: Don’t Take Ibuprofen If You Think You Have Coronavirus

WHO: Don’t Take Ibuprofen If You Think You Have Coronavirus

People, who suspect they have caught the novel coronavirus, should not take the popular drug ibuprofen without consulting a doctor, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said. WHO gave the warning, on Tuesday, pointing to the...
JUST IN: Prominent Nigerian Dies Of Coronavirus

JUST IN: Prominent Nigerian Dies Of Coronavirus

A prominent Nigerian has died of Coronavirus in Canada. News of the death of Dr. Olumide Okunuga, was broken yesterday morning, Saturday, March 14, 2020. The US-based blog Irohinoodua reported last night that Dr. Okunuga...
Lagos NYSC Moves To Check Coronavirus In Camps

Lagos NYSC Moves To Check Coronavirus In Camps

The Lagos State chapter of the National Youth Service (NYSC) on Thursday joined the ongoing war against Coronavirus pandemic bringing to the fore the need to ensure that the virus does not have an...
COVID-19: Cured Cases Surpass New Confirmed Cases – Embassy

COVID-19: Cured Cases Surpass New Confirmed Cases – Embassy

The People’s Republic of China Embassy in Nigeria says 2 out of 13 provinces on Chinese mainland are not seeing new cases of confirmed COVID-19. According to a newsletter on “Fighting 2019-nCoV” by the Embassy...
IHVN, Private Sector Collaboration Uncovers Almost 8,000 TB Cases In 9 Months – IHVN CEO

IHVN, Private Sector Collaboration Uncovers Almost 8,000 TB Cases In 9 Months – IHVN...

The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN), says its collaboration with the private sector uncovered 7,888 tuberculosis (TB), cases in the country from January to September 2019. Chief Executive Officer, IHVN, Dr. Patrick Dakum, disclosed...
Coronavirus: First Passengers Disembark From Diamond Princess In Japan

Coronavirus: First Passengers Disembark From Diamond Princess In Japan

The first passengers have begun disembarking from the virus-hit cruise ship moored off Yokohama, Japan after 14 days of quarantine. An outbreak of the Covid-19 virus has seen at least 542 passengers and crew infected...
First Case Of Lassa Fever Recorded In Lagos

First Case Of Lassa Fever Recorded In Lagos

Lagos State said it has recorded a case of the Lassa fever. The State Commissioner for Health Prof. Akin Abayomi, who made the disclosure in a statement on Wednesday, said the patient is currently in...
Oyetola: Man on a Mission to Revamp Osun Health Sector

Oyetola: Man On A Mission To Revamp Osun Health Sector

Few meters away from the jubilant crowd who had gathered to celebrate the commissioning of Anwo Primary Health Centre, located in the pastoral town of Irepodun of Osun, was Adijat, a middle aged woman....
BREAKTHROUGH: Israeli Scientists Discover Alternative To Kidney Transplant

BREAKTHROUGH: Israeli Scientists Discover Alternative To Kidney Transplant

Millions across the world in need of kidney transplant may have help coming their way, as Israeli researchers have discovered a method to rejuvenate the kidneys, which has the potential to eliminate the need...

6 Good Sources Of Vitamin D For Vegetarians

Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, is a fat-soluble vitamin essential for optimal health. It helps your body absorb calcium and maintain adequate serum magnesium and phosphate concentrations — three nutrients important for...
Sex lowers risk of early menopause – Scientist

Sex lowers risk of early menopause – Scientist

A study conducted on almost 3,000 women in the United States, has revealed that women who have sexual activity weekly or more frequently - including intercourse, oral sex, sexual touching or self-stimulation are 28%...

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