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COVID-19: NPHCDA announces vaccination of over 500,000 people in Nigeria

The National Primary Health Care Agency (NPHCDA) said 513,626 people had gotten the central portion of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 immunization the nation over. The NPHCDA unveiled this in its authority Twitter handle on Sunday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria started immunization on March 5, first with medical care laborers who are generally in danger of contami ...Read more
2021-03-29
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Nigeria: Covid-19 Update

Below are Covid-19 case updates in Nigeria as of 11th February 2021. 938 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-236 FCT-123 Plateau-92 Benue-63 Katsina-53 Oyo-50 Osun-45 Kaduna-43 Edo-33 Ogun-31 Ebonyi-31 Akwa Ibom-30 Kano-26 Gombe-18 Bauchi-16 Delta-12 Imo-11 Cross River-10 ...Read more
2021-02-12
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Specialities Discuss Nigeria’s Capability to Hold the Covid 19 Vaccine

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Nigerian authorities state the nation is prepared to get its first COVID-19 immunization portions before the finish of January. The public authority needs to immunize 40% of the nation's populace before the current years over. Yet, specialists state the expense and capacity of the antibody represents a test. Authorities said President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President ...Read more
2021-01-13
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COVID 19: Flights to Nigeria May be Banned

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Aviation, Senator Smart Adeyemi, on Monday said the National Assembly and the Ministry of Aviation were thinking about banning flights from the United Kingdom, the United States and different nations with high rates of COVID-19.  Adeyemi, who expressed this in a meeting with one of our journalists in Abuja, said a choice on the issue would be decl ...Read more
2020-12-29
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COVID-19: All Schools To Remain Closed Until Jan 18

Nigerian Government on Monday mandated closure of all schools till eighteenth of January, 2021.  This became necessary after the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic in the nation.  The director of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, said this at a press preparation of the team in Abuja.  Mustapha said schools in the nation are to stay closed till declare ...Read more
2020-12-22
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COVID-19: Nigeria to Get Vaccines

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria's previous minister of finance, has guaranteed Nigeria and other African nations of admittance to COVID-19 vaccines as from the end of January through the principal quarter of 2021, an explanation by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday.  The assertion cited Mrs Okonjo-Iweala as uncovering this at a private meeting with the Minister of Forei ...Read more
2020-12-10
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COVID-19 UPDATE: NIGERIA

As of November 30 2020: 145 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-49 FCT-34 Kaduna-34 Plateau-11 Oyo-7 Bayelsa-5 Taraba-4 Sokoto-1 67,557 confirmed 63,282 discharged 1,173 deaths.   ...Read more
2020-12-01
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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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