Tag Coronavirus COVID-19

Educators List Some of Their Fears & Challenges About Reopening Schools

Educators in Lagos State have identified some challenges that stakeholders will likely face as schools reopen on Monday, September 21, 2020. The Lagos State Government had in a statement on Sunday said it would adopt a phased reopening of public

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China Announces Coronavirus Vaccine May Be Ready For Public In November

China has announced that a Coronavirus vaccine may be ready for use by the general public as early as November, 2020. Vaccine makers all over the world are racing to develop an effective vaccine against the virus which has already

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Scientists Find That Speaking Quietly Can Drastically Curb The Spread Of Coronavirus | Here’s How

Speaking more quietly can drastically reduce the spread of deadly coronavirus, a study has found. COVID-19 transmission would go down if we spoke less, or less loudly, in public spaces. A reduction of just six decibels can have the same

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UK Develops COVID App That Helps Tell The ‘Real’ Coronavirus Symptoms To Look Out For In Children

The telltale signs of coronavirus among youngsters are fatigue, a headache, a sore throat and loss of appetite – not the official symptoms of a persistent cough, a loss of smell or taste and a fever. The majority of children

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COVID-19: President Buhari Shares Hopeful News On Restoring Food Prices

The COVID-19 pandemic, flooding, among other issues have led to a recent spike in the prices of food items in the country but the Federal Government is offering some hope in the area. In a tweet posted on his Twitter

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Post-Recovery, Actress, Lola Alao Warns That COVID-19 Is Way Deadlier Than People Realise

Popular actress, Lola Alao has revealed she tested positive for Coronavirus but has fully recovered from the deadly virus. Explaining her ordeal in a post on Instagram, Alao said she lost her sense of smell and was sick to the bone

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Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika Announces Date For International Flights To Resume Operations

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika has announced that International flights in Nigeria will resume this month after the airports were closed in March as part of measures to contain the spread of Coronavirus. According to Sirika, flights will first resume

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COVID-19 Survivors Reveal A Symptom That Has Refused To Go Away Weeks After They Were Discharged

Many Nigerian COVID-19 survivors treated and discharged from isolation centres say one particular symptom of the infection has refused to go away. Some of the survivors who spoke with PUNCH HealthWise said they were worried that they are yet to

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COVID-19 Workplace Safety: How Employers Can Help Bring An End To The Global Pandemic Sooner- Experts

The President, Occupational Safety and Health Africa Foundation, Mr Ehi Iden, has urged employers of labour to take employees’ safety seriously in order to curb the spread of COVID-19 at workplace and in community. Iden, in an interview with our

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BREAKING: FG Reopens 104 Unity Schools

The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba on Monday August 3, announced that the 104 Unity schools in the country will reopen to SS3 students from tomorrow August 4. The Minister who made the announcement at the end of

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COVID-19: How Couples Can Overcome New Financial Stress In These Times

In financially challenging times, it’s especially important to show your partner love and support, say, researchers, who studied what contributes to couples’ success in financially stressful times. Experts have predicted that the COVID-19 pandemic will result in the worst financial

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Young Children Carry Higher Levels Of Coronavirus- New Study

Children under the age of five have between 10 to 100 times greater levels of genetic material of the coronavirus in their noses compared to older children and adults, a study in JAMA Pediatrics said Thursday.Its authors wrote this meant

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NAFDAC Speaks On Herbal Remedies It Allegedly Approved To Treat COVID-19

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has addressed the allegation that the agency has approved some herbal remedies as a treatment for COVID-19. In an interview with a Punch correspondent, the Director of Public Affairs of

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UK’s COVID-19 Vaccine May Be It As Scientists Give Positive Verdict

Scientists at Oxford University have revealed their new experimental Coronavirus vaccine has prompted a protective immune response in hundreds of people who got the vaccine. British scientists/researchers first began testing the new vaccine in April in about 1,000 people, half

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FG Gives School Owners 12 Days To Meet COVID-19 Guidelines Ahead Of Reopening

The Federal Government has given school owners up to July 29 to meet all the COVID-19 guidelines released for the safe reopening of schools. The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, made this known today July 17. According to a statement

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NCDC DG, Chikwe Ihekweazu Warns Against Careless Mixing As He Confirms Airborne Transmission Of COVID-19 Is Possible

Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Director-General of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, has said that airborne transmission of COVID-19 is possible and has urged citizens to wear face masks and adhere to other non-pharmaceutical protocols. A lot of Nigerians really

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New COVID-19 Research Has Information Everyone Should Know Of

Scientists have found that antibody levels for COVID-19 peaked three weeks after symptoms and then declined. According to a new research, immunity to Covid-19 might be lost within months. The research conducted by scientists at King’s College London, COVID-19 could

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COVID-19: Good News For Private School Teachers As FG Takes This Initiative…

Private school teachers have cried out for help due to unpaid salaries by their management since March when schools were shut down due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The President of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, Yomi Otubela,

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Nigerian Author & Mum-of-Two, Durosinmi Etti Shares Horrific Details Of Her Recovery From COVID-19

Nigerian Author/Sales and marketing expert, Ife Durosinmi Etti, has shared her story of how she survived the dreaded COVID-19 disease. In a post she shared on her Instagram page,the mum-of-two recounted feeling sick and going to the hospital on June 1st. There,

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New Study Links COVID-19 To Serious Psychiatric & Neurological Complications In Younger Adults

A new research has linked a wide range of serious psychiatric and neurological complications, including stroke, psychosis, and a dementia-like syndrome is tied to the coronavirus disease. According to Global News, the study reveals how aggressively COVID-19 can attack beyond

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Breaking News: FG Eases Lockdown on Travel & Education Sectors | See Details

The Federal government has extended the ease of lockdown beginning from today, Tuesday, June 30 to July 29. Announcing this at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID19, the National Co-ordinator, Dr. Sani Aliyu, said the extension

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After Surviving COVID-19 With His Wife, Lola & Their Daughter, Aliona, Celebrity Dad, Peter Okoye Shares Emotional Video

Celebrity dad and the other half of the defunct music group (P-Square), Peter Okoye who is also known as Mr. P has disclosed that he, his, wife, Lola Okoye, their daughter, 7-year-old Aliona and two of their domestic staff tested

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Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika, Announces New Protocols For Passengers As Airports Get Ready For Reopening

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, says airports in Nigeria are 90% ready for reopening. He said this yesterday Saturday, June 27, 2020 after he and other government officials partook in the dry run simulation exercises held at the domestic

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Wrong Use Of Face Shields Will Not Protect You Against COVID-19 – NCDC DG, Chikwe Ihekweazu Explains

Chikwe Ihekwazu, the Director-General of The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, has advised against the use of only Face shields as a protection against getting infected by the novel Coronavirus. In recent weeks, many Nigerians have opted to use

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Africa’s First COVID-19 Vaccine Trial To Begin This Week

South Africa, the country with the highest Coronavirus cases in Africa, will roll out the first coronavirus vaccine trial in Africa this week. The vaccine, known as ChAdOx1 nCoV-19, was developed by the Oxford Jenner Institute and it is already

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