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Researchers Announce Another Major Breakthrough In Effective Prevention & Treatment Of COVID-19 | Details

An antibody that could be effective in neutralising the dreaded coronavirus pandemic has been found by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (UPMC). Scientists isolated “the smallest biological molecule” that “completely and specifically neutralizes” SARS-CoV-2, which causes

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FG Releases New Update On The Opening Of Airports To Domestic Flights

The Federal Government has said all airports in the country including private airports and airstrips were now opened for domestic commercial flights, PUNCH gathers. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made this known on Monday during a briefing of the

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New Study Finds That This Popular Food Can Carry The Dreaded Coronavirus For Up To A Week 

While the CDC and the FDA have been consistently firm in their stance that foodborne transmission of coronavirus is virtually nonexistent, there may be some new evidence to the contrary.After finding traces of the virus on several imported foods and their packaging,

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Psychiatrists Warn Of Another Major Health Challenge The Country Will Have To Contend With After COVID-19 Is Over

The COVID-19 pandemic has continued to have negative impacts on different facets of the lives of people in countries around the world, including Nigeria. One of such impacts is the increase in the number of people indulging in alcohol, especially

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COVID-19 May Fuel Type 1 Diabetes In Children –New Study Alerts

A new study has revealed that the coronavirus epidemic may be fueling the increase of type 1 diabetes in children. According to the study, cases of type 1 diabetes among children almost doubled during the peak of Britain’s COVID-19 epidemic,

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Nigerian Nurse, Ivuoma Tom Shares Her Horrific Experience In Battling & Surviving COVID-19 | An Eye Opener

Ivuoma Tom, a Nigerian who works as a nurse in a private hospital in Lagos shares her heart-rendering story during a webinar, as captured by Good Health Weekly. After being on oxygen for 5 days, this experience for Ivuoma and

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New Experiment Shows Which Face Masks Are Best At Blocking The Deadly Coronavirus Pandemic

A team of researchers have devised a test for face masks to show which are the best at blocking droplets of fluid – and rated several current options. In a proof-of-concept study, scientists at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, devised a

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Governor Sanwo-Olu’s Media Aide, Gbenga Akosile Shares Scary Experience Of His Recovery From COVID-19

The Chief Press Secretary to the Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has recounted his ordeal after recovering from the novel Coronavirus. In a post shared on social media, Gbenga Akosile, said himself, his wife and driver tested positive for the

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Face Masks With ‘Holes’ Ineffective -NCDC Warns | Read Details

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control warns that the use of face masks with valves is ineffective, as it allows the wearer’s breath to leave the mask, thereby putting those around at risk of catching COVID-19. The Web MD, an

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BREAKING: Lagos State Finally Reopens Worship Centres, Lists Conditions They Must Meet To Reopen

The Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has finally announced the reopening of worship centers in the state if they meet certain conditions. Governor Sanwo-Olu announced this at a press briefing today August 1. While mosques will be reopened next week

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CDC Offers Friendly Dos And Don’ts Of Wearing Of Cloth Face Masks

Since the emergence of the deadly coronavirus pandemic, people have been asked to wear face masks in public whenever possible, especially at places where social distancing is not possible, all in a bid to prevent further spread of the virus.

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Ubi Franklin Recounts His Unpleasant Experience Visiting The Hospital Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Ever since the ravaging coronavirus pandemic started some hospitals were accused of refusing to attend to patients for fear of contracting the virus especially since most hospitals weren’t equipped in treating victims of the virus. So many Nigerians who suffered

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‘I wish I knew’ -Osun Agency Boss, Dr. Isiaka Owode Gives Account Of How He Got Infected With With The Deadly Coronavirus

Dr Isiaka Owode, the Executive Chairman, Education Quality Assurance and Morality Enforcement Agency in Osun State has detailed how he contracted the dreaded coronavirus also known as COVID-19. The 66-year-old who recently survived the deadly virus shares his experience in

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It Takes God’s Grace Not To Contract Coronavirus In Nigeria’s Markets | Dr. Uchenna Emelonye, Whose Family Survived COVID-19 Shares The Experience

Dr. Uchenna Emelonye, pictured above is the Country Representative of the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Liberia. The highest-ranking Nigerian in the UN human rights system shared his family’s battle with the dreaded COVID-19 with

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ALERT! COVID-19 Presents Malaria Symptoms -NCDC Warns

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed that tough the coronavirus pandemic also known as COVID-19 presents symptoms similar to malaria such as fever, both diseases are caused by different organisms and differ in mode of transmission. The

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Coronavirus Pandemic: UK Govt Reveals When Visa Applications Will Resume In Nigeria

The British High Commission in Nigeria has said visa applications will resume soon, Daily Post gathers. In a statement released, the Commission explained that Nigerians hoping to visit the UK could do so once international flights resume. The statement read

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COVID-19: FG Gives Update On When International Flights Will Resume Operations

The Federal Government has given an update on when international flights will commence operations in the country. According to PUNCH, the FG says there is no plan to restart international flight operations at the moment. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi

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COVID-19: FG Announces Date For Domestic Flights To Resume Operations | See Details

The Federal Government has announced the resumption of domestic flights in the country. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, revealed this in a statement released on Wednesday, July 1. According to the minister, the Abuja and Lagos airports will resume domestic

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Healthplus CEO, Bukky George, Who Thought She Could Never Be Infected By COVID-19 Shares Her Unforgettable Lessons After Surviving The Virus

The Managing Director of Healthplus Pharmacy, Bukky George, has shared how she and ten members of her family recovered from the coronavirus pandemic.  Relieving her experience in a post titled “When the unthinkable happens” via her official Facebook on Thursday,

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Experts Warn That Nigeria Is At Risk Of A New Strain Of Coronavirus

Renowned scientists have said that, as the new coronavirus spreads, there is a higher chance of Nigeria having another strain of the viral infection. A professor of virology and former Vice-Chancellor at the Redeemer’s University, Nigeria, Ede, Osun State, Oyewale

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CDC: Why Kids Under 2 Don’t Need Face Masks

Since the emergence of the coronavirus pandemic, wearing a face mask has been the most common public measure to protect against the virus, but their appropriateness for children is sometimes misunderstood. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, face

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SHOCKING! Mothers Who Have Been Beaten, Attacked & Bullied By Their Own Kids Tell Their Horrific Stories

Child-to-parent abuse (CPA) is more common than we think because it is highly under reported. In the UK alone, police figures revealed a 30 per cent rise in domestic violence offences by sons on their parents since 2010, to 5,294

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UPDATE: FG Issues New Guidelines On Reopening Of Schools

The Federal Ministry of Education has presented new guidelines for the reopening of schools nationwide. Recall that schools in the country were shut down in March by the Federal Government to curb the spread of Coronavirus. According to the ministry,

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STUDY: Recovered Coronavirus Patients Can Get Reinfected After Six Months

A new study has revealed that patients who recovered from the deadly coronavirus, COVID-19 risk contracting the virus again after six months. The research findings, according to the researchers has cast further doubt over the prospect of long-lasting immunity from

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WHO Issues New Treatment Guideline For The Coronavirus Pandemic

The World Health Organisation has released new criteria for the treatment of the coronavirus, COVID-19 patients, which would hasten their discharge from hospitals and isolation centres in different countries. The organisation in a statement released recently said that the need

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