Chinese company to participate in construction of COVID-19 response facilities
The company said this is to support Nigeria in its fight against the pandemic that is adversely affecting livelihoods across the world.
UPDATED: Coronavirus: Nigerian govt decongests prisons nationwide
The exercise will go a long way in reducing the number of inmates in the service nationwide.
COVID-19: Nigeria’s Laboratory Scientists Pledge to Support, Improve Country’s Testing Capacity
The country’s COVID-19 testing regime is limited to only those with travel history and people who have made contact with them.
Coronavirus: WHO chief reacts to death threats, racist attacks
The DG said personal attacks have been going on for more than two, three months.
World Health Day: How Nigeria can protect health workers tackling coronavirus
Nigeria is currently averaging one nurse to 1000 patients.
World Health Day: Health workers battling COVID-19 should be protected – WHO
The tagline of World Health Day 2020 is ‘Support nurses and midwives’.
U.S. commits over $7 million in health, humanitarian funding in Nigeria
The U.S says the $7 million assistance joins more than $5.2 billion in its health assistance and more than $8.1 billion in total assistance for Nigeria over the past 20 years.
NAFDAC alerts Nigerians on circulation of fake chloroquine tablets from China
“The use of the falsified chloroquine phosphate 250mg tablets may result in treatment failure and could even cause death,” NAFDAC says.
Coronavirus: Nigerian doctors reject country’s plan to invite Chinese medical team
The NMA President, Francis Faduyile, in a statement Sunday said the move is a misplaced priority.
Coronavirus: Scientists say anti-parasite drug could kill virus
The report said the next step is for scientists to determine the correct human dosage, to make sure the level used is safe for humans.
Coronavirus: WHO seeks debt relief for developing countries
Mr Ghebreyesu said debt relief is essential for developing countries, to enable them to take care of their people and avoid economic collapse.
Coronavirus: What we’re doing to prevent outbreak at prisons – Minister
The move is to reduce congestion in the prisons and also avert the spread of the virus among a large population.
Coronavirus spreads through air, lingers in rooms formerly occupied by patients — Study
The finding highlights the importance of protective equipment in hospitals to protect the frontline healthcare workers.
Coronavirus: Nigeria able to test between 500 and 1000 a day
It takes at least a month to treat a Covid-19 patient to the point that the virus will not be traceable in the body system, the minister says.
Face mask may increase coronavirus risk—WHO Director
“There is no specific evidence to suggest the wearing of masks by the mass population has any potential benefit.”
Coronavirus: Important facts to know about COVID-19
There are facts you need to know to properly protect yourself and loved ones against the coronavirus.
Some drugs have shown promise in treating coronavirus — WHO
WHO, on Friday, urged countries to stop using medicines that are not proven to be effective against COVID-19.