Tag COVID-19. Coronavirus

Coronavirus Outbreak: IG User Alerts The Public About The Mass Production Of Hand Sanitizers By Unapproved Business Owners

As Lagos state battles the Coronavirus outbreak, a video has surfaced online showing how hand sanitizers are being mixed and produced by some market men and women at Ojota market in the state. An IG user, @thecreativeherbalist who had gone

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Why Divorce Applications In New York Spike In Quarantine

According to reports, divorce rates have rapidly increased in New York due to couples staying in for self-quarantine. It was only a couple of days ago, when Nigerian relationship expert, Joro Olumofin suggested that a social experiment may be borne

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WAEC Postpones 2020 School Leaving Examinations

The 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination has been postponed indefinitely. The West African Examinations Council made this known in a statement on Friday. The statement quoted WAEC Nigeria’s Head of National Office, Mr. Patrick Areghan, as saying that

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Nigeria Records Its First Death From Coronavirus

Nigeria has recorded its first death from Coronavirus. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the deceased is a 67-year-old man who returned home from the UK where he had gone for medical treatment. The victim has since

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Relationship Expert, Joro Olumofin Explains Why A Lot Of Marriages Will Be Over By The End Of The Coronavirus Quarantine

Relationship blogger and counselor, Joro Olumofin is of the opinion that by the end of the coronavirus quarantine, a lot of marriages will be over. Following the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, people have been advised to stay at home

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China Approves New Drug, Avigan, Developed By Japanese Experts As Effective Treatment For Coronavirus

China’s health leadership have announced they have found the Japanese-developed anti-influenza drug, Avigan, to be effective in treating coronavirus patients. Zhang Xinmin, China’s director of the National Center for Biotechnology Development confirmed that the Avigan (Favipiravir) drug was found to

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Lagos State Issues Notice To Passengers On Lufthansa/Turkish Flights Of March 13th & 14th To Self-Isolate

As contact tracing for the new cases of Coronavirus continues, the Lagos state government has appealed to every passenger onboard the Lufthansa flight LH568 on March 13th and the Turkish flight TK1830 on March 14th to isolate themselves and contact

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Coronavirus: FG Imposes Travel Restrictions To Nigeria From These Countries

The Federal Government has announced  its decision  to restrict entry into the country for travelers from 13 countries including the US and UK, as it announced five new cases Wednesday. The restriction will apply to travelers from countries with more

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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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Lagos State Shuts Down All Private and Public Schools Over Coronavirus

The Lagos State Government says it recognises it holds a strategic position as a force of commerce and travel, and will, therefore, not take chances with the ongoing threat of the global health pandemic brought by novel Coronavirus, COVID-19. In

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Mother, Six-Week-Old Baby Among Latest Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 In Nigeria

Coronavirus cases in Nigeria on Wednesday increased from three to eight fuelling fears of the epidemic of the disease in the country. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire,  at a press conference in Abuja, yesterday, said four of the

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Lagos State Government Bans All Churches’ or Mosques’ Gatherings Of More Than 50 Persons

The Lagos state government, in agreement with religious leaders, has banned all religious congregational service of over 50 worshippers as part of concerted efforts to contain the unprecedented devastation that the COVID-19 pandemic is causing globally.  The decision was reached after a meeting

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”Dont take Ibuprofen for Coronavirus symptoms”- WHO Signals Caution

The World Health Organization has warned against taking Ibuprofen for symptoms of coronavirus which includes runny nose, sore throat, cough and fever. The warning came after French health officials warned that anti-inflammatory drugs could worsen effects of the virus. Commenting on

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Here’s Why The Federal Government Is Appealing To Senior Citizens In Particular To Stay At Home As The COVID-19 Threat Continues

As the world continues to battle the Coronavirus pandemic, more than any other group, senior citizens and persons with underlying health challenges have been determined by medical experts to have minimal chances of surviving the infection, if they contract it.

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COVID-19: NYSC Announces Change Of Plans

The National Youth Service Corps has released an official statement and announced changes in its programs. This is in response to the global health concern brought forward by Coronavirus COVID-19. The NYSC governing body has now announced that it has

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Celebrity Dad, Idris Elba Gives Lifestyle Advice After Testing Positive To COVID-19

British actor and dad, Idris Elba has announced that he tested positive for Coronavirus despite not showing any symptom. The one-time ‘sexiest man alive’ shared the news in a video via Twitter on Monday March 16. The actor said he

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Lagos Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi Issues Notice To Passengers Who Arrived On Flight BA-75 As Another Case Of COVID-19 Is Confirmed In The State

All passengers who arrived Nigeria via the British Airways flight number BA-75 on March 13, 2020 have been asked to immediately isolate themselves after a woman who was on the same flight that landed in Lagos from the United Kingdom

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Disneyland Closes In Response To Coronavirus

In the best interest of guests and employees, The Walt Disney Company announced on Thursday that it would close the Disneyland resort in Anaheim, California, due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure — two adjoining, but

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5 Tips To Beat COVID-19 In The Workplace- Wellness Advocate, Toyin Saraki

The threat of the novel Coronavirus is still very much alive and potent; with at least 75 countries including Nigeria confirmed worldwide to have cases of the infection. Wellness advocate and wife of former senate president, Bukola Saraki, Toyin Saraki

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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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The World Health Organization Renames Coronavirus As Death Toll Rises

The World Health Organization has officially named the deadly Coronavirus that broke out from Wuhan in China COVID-19. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director-general of the global body, announced the new name at a conference in Geneva on Tuesday afternoon.

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