Coronavirus: How COVID -19 pandemic will devastate TB response – Study
The modelling of the study was constructed on assumptions drawn from a rapid assessment done by The Stop TB Partnership on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Researcher ‘on verge of making very significant’ coronavirus findings murdered
The University of Pittsburgh described him as an excellent mentor and prolific researcher, who had co-authored more than 30 papers.
19 million displaced children vulnerable to coronavirus – UNICEF
The report, titled ‘Lost at Home’, looks at the risks and challenges internally displaced children face, and the urgent actions needed to protect them.
Coronavirus: WHO cautions on use of African traditional medicine
Abstract- The international health agency said while it supports scientifically proven traditional medicine, there is still a need to test for the efficacy and side effects of such drugs.
As Nigeria eases lockdown, doctors warn ‘premature’ decision could be catastrophic
The warning is coming as many residents of Abuja, Lagos and Ogun states return to their duty posts early Monday after being away from work for five weeks.
Coronavirus: Vaccine could be ready in nine months – Bill Gates
Mr Gates said as of April 9, 115 potential COVID-19 vaccines were being developed globally.
INTERVIEW: 25-year-old Jos-Based Fabrication Engineer Develops Ventilator
In 2019, the 25-year-old, who is known to fabricate and produce agricultural equipment unveiled the first made in Nigeria carbon fiber sports car called Bennie.
Barrier masks not meant for health professionals – NAFDAC
Self-made or commercial masks or face covers made of cloth (textile fabric), non-woven wadding or paper-like materials all fall under the category of non-medical masks.
Coronavirus: Nigerian health workers to get 50 per cent of basic salary as hazard allowance
Nigerian health workers have been paid only N5,000 as hazard allowance since 1991
Coronavirus: Nigeria in ‘desperate need’ of testing kits – NCDC
The NCDC gives specification of the test kits Nigeria is looking for and preferred manufacturers.
Coronavirus: Disrupted immunisation services exposing more children to danger – UNICEF
UNICEF on Saturday began the 2020 World Immunisation Week.
Cholera: One dead, 68 persons treated in Ebonyi – Official
The official said he visited the health centre in the community to ascertain the details of the cholera outbreak.
We’re being stigmatised over coronavirus – Asthma patients
The asthma patients narrated their experiences.
Coronavirus: WHO warns against stopping immunisation against other diseases
When immunisation services are disrupted, even for brief periods during emergencies, the risk of vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks, such as measles and polio, increases.
WHO warns that malaria deaths in Africa could double in 2020
In 2018, there were 213 million malaria cases and 360,000 related deaths in the African region, accounting for over 90 per cent of global cases.
Coronavirus: Flour Mills of Nigeria donates Ventilators, testing kits
Thousands of medical supplies procured by the group will be completely delivered by the end of April.
Coronavirus: WHO upgrades COVID-19 dashboard with new technology, launches new app
The feature allows access to current and reliable data on COVID-19 cases submitted directly to WHO by countries.
Ebola outbreak in DRC still public health threat, experts tell WHO
The experts, after the meeting, concluded that the outbreak is yet from being over.