HEALTH

PTF National Coordinator Debunks Rumuors of Lockdown_Ada Nkong

The PTF National coordinator, Dr Sani Aliyu has asked Nigerians to disregard false reports of an imminent lockdown. In a video being circulated by the PTF, Dr Aliyu urged Nigerians to go about their normal activities while observing the covid-19 guidelines. Follow link to See Video https://youtu.be/UYU58snFjJY

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British Strain of Coronavirus Now in 50 Countries-WHO. _Ada Nkong

The coronavirus mutation first found in Britain has now spread to 50 territories, according to the World Health Organization, while a similar South African-identified strain has now been found in 20. The UN body also noted a third new coronavirus “variant of concern” found in Japan may impact upon immune response and needs further investigation.… Continue reading British Strain of Coronavirus Now in 50 Countries-WHO. _Ada Nkong

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Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN) Laments High Number of Neonatal Tetanus Cases_Ada Nkong

Medical Women's Association of Nigeria (MWAN) has raised alarm over the relatively high number of cases of Neonatal Tetanus reported in a health facility in Zamfara State in the year 2020 - a total of 12 cases in the space of 8 months. National President of the Association, Dr. Minnie Oseji made this known to… Continue reading Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN) Laments High Number of Neonatal Tetanus Cases_Ada Nkong

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Paramedics We Need You! _Dr Biodun Ogungbo MBBS, FRCS, FRCSEd, MScMBBS, FRCS, FRCSEd, MSc

Paramedics are trained healthcare professionals whose primary role is to provide advanced emergency medical care for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. They are often the first on the scene of an emergency with the required training and expertise to help prevent disability and death. They can drive ambulances but not… Continue reading Paramedics We Need You! _Dr Biodun Ogungbo MBBS, FRCS, FRCSEd, MScMBBS, FRCS, FRCSEd, MSc

COVID-19 · HEALTH

LAGOS WILL CONTINUE TO ARREST, PROSECUTE VIOLATORS OF COVID-19 GUIDELINES_Femi Ehiabhi

The Lagos State Government has warned that law enforcement agents will continue to arrest and prosecute residents who violate COVID-19 guidelines and directives issued to curtail the spread of the deadly virus. A combined enforcement team of the Lagos State Police Command and the Lagos State Safety Commission arrested youths partying at a Lounge located… Continue reading LAGOS WILL CONTINUE TO ARREST, PROSECUTE VIOLATORS OF COVID-19 GUIDELINES_Femi Ehiabhi

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LASG Intensifies Public Enlightenment on Second Wave of Covid-19_Femi Ehiabhi

The Lagos State Government has intensified its public advocacy and sensitisation on the emergence of a second wave of COVID-19, through interaction between staff of the Ministry of Information and Strategy and members of the public. At one of such interactions today, the sensitisation team engaged members of the public at markets, motor mechanic workshops,… Continue reading LASG Intensifies Public Enlightenment on Second Wave of Covid-19_Femi Ehiabhi

HEALTH · WORLD NEWS

African Record on Covid-19: SA records more than 1 million cases_Femi Ehiabhi

South Africa has become the first country on the continent to register more than one million Covid-19 cases. It comes just days after authorities confirmed that a new, faster-spreading, coronavirus variant had been detected. Some hospitals and medical centres have reported a huge rise in admissions, putting a heavy strain on resources. President Cyril Ramaphosa… Continue reading African Record on Covid-19: SA records more than 1 million cases_Femi Ehiabhi

Governance · HEALTH

Covid-19: Wike threaten another lockdown as cases surge_Femi Ehiabhii

The Executive Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has threatened to re-impose lockdown beginning from January as the number of coronavirus cases surge in the state. This was contained in a statement released by Kelvin Ebiri, the Special Assistant on Media to the Rivers state governor. According to the media aide, the governor gave the… Continue reading Covid-19: Wike threaten another lockdown as cases surge_Femi Ehiabhii