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Covid-19: Hydroxychloroquine trials Suspended

Out of safety concerns, and in an effort to gather more data, the World Health Organization temporarily halted tests on hydroxychloroquine in its Covid-19 drug trials. “It’s important to continue to gather evidence on the efficacy and safety of hydroxychloroquine,” WHO Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan said at a press briefing in Geneva. “We want to use it if it&rsqu ...Read more
2020-05-26
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Corona: Making a Mask at Home

  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend masks and face coverings to be worn in public. Here is how to make the best mask from home supplies.  **Please note that social distancing is still necassary even wearing a face mask. Standing 6 feet apart is advisable.  If you choose to make your own mask at home, a bedsheet, T-shirt, with no stitching or a ...Read more
2020-04-30
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Former Nigerian VPs son Tests Positive for Coronavirus

On Sunday, March 22, 2020, Atiku Abubakar former vice president of Nigeria and 2019 Presidential Candidate for PDP revealed that one of the sons has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). Under directives of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Atiku disclosed his son had been has transferred to the Gwagwalada Specialist Teaching Hospital in Abuja for isolation and treatme ...Read more
2020-03-24
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NCDC: How to Self-isolate

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has released guidelines for self isolation in the midst of the Corona virus pandemic.   SELF ISOLATION GUIDANCE FOR NIGERIA Guidance for self-isolation in Nigeria *Close contact: contact within one metre with a confirmed case As Nigeria responds to an outbreak of COVI9-19, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control ...Read more
2020-03-18
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Corona Virus Hits Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast tests first person in Africa for coronavirus The infamous Wuhan Corona Virus that first spread in China December 2019 claiming over 80 lives has been detected in Ivory Coast.  The invdividual suspected to have the virus is a student who arrived from China and is the first person to be tested on the African continent.  According to Ivory Coast's Ministry of Hea ...Read more
2020-01-28
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Gastroenteritis outbreak hits Lagos

An intestinal disease known as gastroenteritis has spread through Lagos infecting 117 people according to Commissioner for Health, Dr. Akin Abayomi, though the figure could be higher due to unreported cases. Out of the 117 reported cases, 107 are said to have been treated and discharged.  Gastroenteritis is a bacterial or viral infection causing the inflammation of the stomach and ...Read more
2019-11-08
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Gastroenteritis outbreak hits Lagos

An intestinal disease known as gastroenteritis has spread through Lagos infecting 117 people according to Commissioner for Health, Dr. Akin Abayomi, though the figure could be higher due to unreported cases. Out of the 117 reported cases, 107 are said to have been treated and discharged.  Gastroenteritis is a bacterial or viral infection causing the inflammation of the stomach and ...Read more
2019-11-08
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