Twitter users attack Naira Marley over comment on coronavirus
Confirmed cases of the virus have so far risen to 40 in Nigeria on Tuesday morning, with one death so far.
Global Day: Tuberculosis increases vulnerability to coronavirus – WHO
The official reminded everyone that although COVID-19 is dominating the world’s attention, “there’s another respiratory disease that is both preventable and treatable.”
Coronavirus: LUTH denies gloomy prediction for Nigeria
Chikwe Ihekweazu said only a tiny bit of people infected with Covid-19 will have issues with their health.
World Water Day: Group seeks declaration of emergency on water sector as Coronavirus cases rise
The theme of the 2020 United Nations World Water Day is ‘Water and Climate Change.’
Coronavirus: Over 300,000 people now affected globally as Nigeria records 27 cases
In Nigeria, cases have been increasing as five new cases were confirmed Sunday morning. This brings the total number of cases in the country to 27.
Coronavirus: Nigeria Suspends International Flights Into Abuja, Lagos Airports
The move is in furtherance of measure to contain the rampaging coronavirus.
ANALYSIS: Coronavirus: Why has Nigeria not added these five countries to travel restriction list?
Spread across over 180 countries, about 272,000 people have contracted the virus and at least 11,310 have died.
FCT bans religious, public gatherings of over 50 persons
Three index cases were confirmed in the federal capital on Saturday.
Coronavirus: NMA directs striking doctors to resume work
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) is the mother body for all doctors practicing in Nigeria.
Lassa fever: Bauchi Govt. to establish three isolation centres
The government says the essence of establishing the isolation centres is to manage and control the spread of Lassa fever in the State
Nigeria’s Lassa fever death toll rises to 161 amidst new COVID-19 cases
While nobody has died from the Covid-19 outbreak in the country, the Lassa fever outbreak has been a different story as new cases and deaths have been increasing weekly.
Coronavirus cases surpass 200,000 worldwide — Johns Hopkins
The leading public health institution has continued to track cases of the ferocious virus worldwide, as countries impose lockdowns and isolation.
Six-week-old baby among Nigeria’s newly confirmed coronavirus cases
Mr Ehanire urged citizens not to panic, but allow experts in public health to guide responses in a calculated, scientific manner.
USAID wants multi-sectoral approach in tackling TB in Nigeria
The official said various healthcare practitioners need to collaborate to curb the spread of TB in Nigeria.
Why we embarked on indefinite strike despite coronavirus crisis – Abuja Doctors
Some of the doctors said they can barely meet their basic needs including transportation to work.
Amidst coronavirus crisis, Abuja doctors begin strike
Doctors in Abuja say they are being owed salaries for two months.
Coronavirus : WHO says countries using wrong approach to fight disease
The world health body says countries are quick to ban public gatherings than test, isolate and trace cases.
Nigeria commences programme to address low immunisation coverage
Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, said despite improvement in immunisation coverage, more than three million Nigerian children are yet to be fully immunised.