HEALTH

Pregnant Covid-19 Patient Gives Birth in Lagos_Ada Nkong

A pregnant Covid-19 Patient in Lagos Saturday delivered a baby boy at the Gbagada isolation center. Lagos state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu disclosed this on social media. See full text of his post. I bring you great news from our isolation facilities. Today, a pregnant #COVID19 patient was delivered of a baby boy at the Gbagada… Continue reading Pregnant Covid-19 Patient Gives Birth in Lagos_Ada Nkong

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President Buhari Receives Madagascan Formula, Says He will Listen to Science_Ada Nkong

President Muhammadu Buhari has received the Madagascan native formulation against the Covid-19 pandemic.According to a statement by Shehu Garbage, Special assistant Media and Publicity,while receiving the formular at the Presidential Villa Saturday in Abuja, the President reiterated the fact that he will listen to science before allowing traditional or any new medicines to be administered… Continue reading President Buhari Receives Madagascan Formula, Says He will Listen to Science_Ada Nkong

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Covid-19: NCDC Reports Surge With 288 New Cases_Ada Nkong

After two consecutive days of a drop in number of cases, the NCDC has reported a marked increase with 288 new cases. This follows the ease of lockdown in some states. Lagos accounted for 179 cases, Kaduna 20,Katsina and Jigawa 15,Borno 13, Ogun 11, Kano 8,FCT 7. Niger and Ekiti have 4 cases Oyo,Delta and… Continue reading Covid-19: NCDC Reports Surge With 288 New Cases_Ada Nkong

CRIME · HEALTH · WORLD NEWS

China admits to destroying coronavirus samples, insists it was for safety_Femi Ehiabhi

China confirmed Friday it had ordered unauthorized laboratories in the country to destroy coronavirus samples early in the outbreak. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has charged that Beijing refused to provide virus samples taken from patients when the pandemic began in China in late 2019, and that Chinese authorities had destroyed early samples. Liu Dengfeng,… Continue reading China admits to destroying coronavirus samples, insists it was for safety_Femi Ehiabhi

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Sorrento finds a coronavirus antibody that blocks viral infection 100% in preclinical lab experiments_Femi Ehiabhi

Therapeutics company Sorrento has made what it believes could be a breakthrough in potential treatment of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that leads to COVID-19. The company released details of its preclinical research on Friday, announcing that it has found an antibody that provides “100% inhibition of SARS-CoV-2 virus infection of healthy cells after four days incubation.”… Continue reading Sorrento finds a coronavirus antibody that blocks viral infection 100% in preclinical lab experiments_Femi Ehiabhi

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EFCC Donates Diezani’s Property to Lagos State as Isolation Center_Ada Nkong

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has handed over former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke's seized property, to the Lagos Government for use as an isolation centre for COVID-19 patients. The property, six flats of three-bedrooms and a boys’ quarter was forfeited to the Federal Government, following an order of a Federal High… Continue reading EFCC Donates Diezani’s Property to Lagos State as Isolation Center_Ada Nkong

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193 New Cases of Covid-19 Confirmed in Nigeria_Ada Nkong

The NCDC has confirmed 193 more cases of Covid-19 in Nigeria as at May 14 2020. Lagos has 58, taking the lead as usual, Kano 46, Jigawa 35.Yobe has 12 cases and the FCT 9. Ogun 7, Gombe and plateau 5. IMO has 4 cases, Edo, Kwara and Borno 3 cases. Bauchi, Nasarawa and Ondo… Continue reading 193 New Cases of Covid-19 Confirmed in Nigeria_Ada Nkong