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Coronavirus: Lagos State Government Issues Notice To All AMVCA Attendees To Self-Isolate After Attendee Tests Positive

The Lagos commissioner for health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has asked everyone who attended the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) 2020 held on Saturday, March 14, to observe strict self-isolation as they may have come in contact with a person

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World Health Organization Raises Alarm Over Rapid Acceleration Of The COVID-19 Pandemic

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the Coronavirus disease pandemic is “accelerating” and that almost every country in the world has reported cases of the viral disease. Speaking at a news conference in Geneva on Monday, March 23rd,

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COVID-19: Schools Across UK To Shut Down Until Further Notice

The UK government will shut all schools in England as a result of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic in other to contain the disease at the “right time”. Speaking at the government’s daily press conference on Wednesday, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson

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Warm Weather Won’t Save From Coronavirus- Infectious Disease Experts Warn

Researchers and infectious diseases experts have warned that there’s no luck with assuming that warm weather or living in temperate regions will protect you from contracting the Coronavirus, COVID-19 infection. Recall that, there have been public speculations made in jest

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Europe Now Epicenter Of Coronavirus Pandemic- World Health Organization

The World Health Organization has warned that Europe has now become the “epicenter” of the world’s coronavirus pandemic. Speaking at a news conference in Geneva on Friday, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus noted out that the continent has reported more

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Coronavirus: Passengers Without Valid Yellow Card Can No Longer Board Flights To Nigeria- NCAA

As part of the measures to contain the spread of Coronavirus in Nigeria, the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, says henceforth, passengers without valid Yellow card can no longer be allowed to board flights at Nigeria international airports. The Yellow

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World Health Organization Declares Coronavirus Outbreak A Global Pandemic

The World Health Organization declared COVID-19 outbreak a global pandemic that has rapidly spread to more than 121,000 people from Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the United States. “In the past two weeks the number of cases outside China

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Research Update On Coronavirus That You Should Be Aware Of

New research from Singapore published Wednesday showed that patients with the novel Coronavirus extensively contaminate their bedrooms and bathrooms, underscoring the need to routinely clean high-touch surfaces, basins and toilet bowls. On the other hand, the virus was killed by

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18 Suspected Cases Of Coronavirus Identified In Nigeria – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that a total of 18 suspected cases of coronavirus have been identified so far in Nigeria. In its fifth national situation report on the virus, the NCDC revealed that there is no

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WHO Highlights Ways Through Which Coronavirus Can Spread In The Workplace

The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for the promotion of regular and thorough hand-washing hygiene, adding that the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) can be contracted when someone infected coughs or exhales. The global health body released a statement on February

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Coronavirus: PM Shinzo Abe Asks All Schools In Japan To Close

Japan’s entire school system, from elementary to high schools, will be asked to close from Monday until spring break late in March to help contain the Coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday, according to Reuters, Tokyo. The

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Minister Of Health Releases Information On How To Protect Yourself From Coronavirus Following The Confirmation Of A Case In Lagos State

What started as a mystery virus in Wuhan, China, has now killed more than 2,859 people and infected thousands more around the world. On Thursday February 28, the first case of the Coronavirus was confirmed in Lagos state, Nigeria. A

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Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia Bans Pilgrims From Visiting

Coronavirus remains a growing world health concern and every country is doing what it can to keep the deadly virus at bay. In the same vein, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has now banned religious pilgrims from visiting Mecca or

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Eight UK Schools Shut Down As 18 Others Send Pupils And Staff Home Over Coronavirus Fears

Eight UK schools have been shut down for ‘deep cleaning’ and 18 more have sent pupils and staff into quarantine at home after half term ski trips to coronavirus-hit Italy. Despite a plea from the Public Health of England to

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First Coronavirus Case In Africa Confirmed

The Egyptian Health Ministry has confirmed its first case of the deadly coronavirus, making it the first in Africa. In a statement released on Friday, Febuary 14, the authorities revealed they have notified the World Health Organization and the patient

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First Coronavirus Case Confirmed In London

Health experts have warned that Britain must prepare itself for more cases of the Coronavirus through the summer after the first case of coronavirus has been diagnosed in London, bringing the total number of cases in the UK to nine.

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30 Hours Old Baby Becomes Youngest Victim Of Coronavirus

A 30 hours old baby has become the youngest Coronavirus case since the outbreak of the flu-like virus which has killed over 565 people. The medical test which confirmed that the baby who was born on February 2 in Wuhan

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Coronavirus: Nigeria and 12 Others Listed As Top Risk African Countries

Nigeria and twelve other nations have been listed as high-risk African countries for Coronavirus by the World Health Organisation. Nigeria, Algeria, Angola, Ivory Coast, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia were identified as African

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World Health Organization (WHO) Declares Coronavirus An International Health Emergency

The World Health Organization  has declared an international public health emergency over the outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus. The announcement was made on Thursday after a meeting between Health experts and the WHO emergency committee in Geneva. Speaking to reporters, WHO

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Coronavirus: Nigerian Government Issues Public Advisory To Citizens On Latest Deadly Virus As It Heightens Screening Measures At The Airports

There is a major public health concern similar to Ebola currently threatening a worldwide epidemic. It is called the ‘Coronavirus’. The Federal Government of Nigeria in its response to development which could potentially spread and be fatal has now announced

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