HEALTH

World Health Day 2020: Lifeline Center Kicks Against Importation of Chinese Doctors to Fight Covid-19 _Ada Nkong

Lifeline Centre for Medical and Health Rights Advocacy (Lifeline Centre), has registered its disagreement with the decision to import Chinese medical personnel to help Nigeria fight the Covid-19 Pandemic.In a statement signed by Professor Uwakwe Abugu, President Lifeline center to mark the 2020 edition of the World Health day, the center says it is joining… Continue reading World Health Day 2020: Lifeline Center Kicks Against Importation of Chinese Doctors to Fight Covid-19 _Ada Nkong

HEALTH

16 New Cases of Covid-19 Reported in Nigeria_Ada Nkong

The total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria have risen to 254 with 16 new cases confirmed by the NCDC. Ten of the cases are in Lagos, 2 in the FCT, 2 in Oyo,1 each in Delta and Katsina states. So far, 44 persons have been discharged with 6 deaths recorded. The number of active… Continue reading 16 New Cases of Covid-19 Reported in Nigeria_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

New York Records Deadliest Day in Coronavirus Crisis_Ada Nkong

New York state recorded 731 new coronavirus deaths on Tuesday, marking the biggest one-day jump in the outbreak. The state’s death toll since the beginning of the outbreak is now 5,489, according to Governor Andrew Cuomo.“That’s 731 people who we lost. Behind every one of those numbers is an individual. There’s a family, there’s a… Continue reading New York Records Deadliest Day in Coronavirus Crisis_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

7 Covid-19 Patients Discharged in the FCT_Ada Nkong

The FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has announced the discharge of seven Covid-19 patients from the Isolation Centre in Abuja.The minister whi disclosed this Tuesday in a statement signed by him expressed optimism that the remaining 39 patients would soon be discharged.The Minister commended the health personnel for their dedication to duty in the… Continue reading 7 Covid-19 Patients Discharged in the FCT_Ada Nkong

POLITICS

Coronavirus: What is The Risk to Men Over 60_Ada Nkong

Most people with coronavirus will recover within about a week of getting symptoms and will not need medical care. But some people will need to be treated in hospital - including the prime minister. Boris Johnson, who is 55, is currently being cared for in St Thomas' hospital in London after his symptoms worsened. He… Continue reading Coronavirus: What is The Risk to Men Over 60_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

Covid-19: Africa Will Not Be Used As Testing Ground For Any Vaccine-WHO_Ada Nkong

The World Health Organisation (WHO) chief, Tedros Ghebreyesus has dismissed as “racist” a suggestion by some scientists that the coronavirus vaccine be tested in Africa. Ghebreyesus at a press briefing on Monday said Africa is not a testing ground for any vaccine and described such suggestions as a hangover from the “colonial mentality.” “On the… Continue reading Covid-19: Africa Will Not Be Used As Testing Ground For Any Vaccine-WHO_Ada Nkong

OPINION

Satire: Abuja Under Lock And Key _Dr Biodun Ogungbo

This is the first week of Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria being under lockdown in the fight against the Corona virus and the disease called covid-19. I know that like Donald J. Trump, we would all like to label it properly as: the Wuhan or Chinese virus. It seems befitting and adds location to… Continue reading Satire: Abuja Under Lock And Key _Dr Biodun Ogungbo