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When People With COVID-19 Are At The Greatest Risk Of Spreading The Deadly Virus

The coronavirus pandemic hit another unwelcome milestone Tuesday as the number of infections hit 20,166,415 globally, according to the latest data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering. But the actual number of cases in both the

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COVID-19 Crisis: Experts Identify Ways To Help Your Partner Cope With Job Loss In These Times

Suffering the loss of a job can be an emotionally wrenching experience. Regardless of the reason for the job loss, it is usually difficult to understand. Joke Adeniyi (not real name) was devastated when her husband, Samuel, received a sack

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Doctors Share Why Women On Birth Control Pills Are At More Significant Risk Of Dying From COVID-19

Women on birth control pills could be at a higher risk of dying if they are exposed to coronavirus, experts have warned. It is already well known that some types of birth control can increase the risk of blood clots.

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COVID-19: Three Experts Highlight Six Ways This Year Will Change Kids, Long-term

This year will go down in history for a virus (Coronavirus) that knew no geographic boundaries. Since its outbreak, many lives have been lost and many are yet to recover fully. Schools and higher institutions have been locked down. Children

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”COVID-19 is proving exceptionally difficult to stop”- WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that the novel Coronavirus is proving exceptionally difficult to stop, as the number of cases approaches 20 million with over 700,000 deaths as at today Monday, August 10. Dr. Mike Ryan, executive director

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COVID-19: FG Directs Civil Servants On These Grade Levels To Resume Full Duties

As the country continues to relax lockdown gradually, the Federal Government has directed civil servants on Grade Levels 12 and 13 as well as those on essential duties to resume full duties. The Head of the Civil Service of the

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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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COVID-19: Breastfeeding Remains Safest Option For Mother & Baby- UNICEF

As Nigeria joins the world to celebrate this year’s World Breastfeeding Week, themed “Supporting breastfeeding for a healthier planet,” the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Monday said that the COVID-19 pandemic highlights the need for stronger measures to support

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Breaking! FG Retains Curfew, Extends Eased Lockdown Protocols

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced the extention of phased two eased lockdown protocols. This phase has been extended for another four weeks in order to continue to curtail the spread of the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic. The Chairman of

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Financial Tips For Single Moms During The Global COVID-19 Crisis

Smart money management is always important, but it can take on more urgency for those who are without a partner. Whether you’re divorced, widowed, or single by choice, single parenting brings unique budgeting challenges. Also, recent analysis has revealed that

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COVID-19: PTF Gives Fresh Update On Safe Resumption Of International Flights

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has asked aviation authorities and airline operators to begin the process for the restart of international flights, PUNCH gathers. With the reopening of domestic airports for local flights in July after about four months

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How Compulsory BCG Vaccination Is Helping To Reduce Spread Death From COVID-19- Study

Does the mandatory vaccination against tuberculosis stop the spread of coronavirus and reduce the associated deaths? This is the puzzle a recent survey has unraveled. In short, scientists have found out that nations with a compulsory Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccination

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Abuja-based Lawyer, Ojo Damilare Who Survived The Dreaded COVID-19 Infection Wants Others To Know These

COVID–19 survivor, Mr. Ojo Damilare, has narrated how he contracted the dreaded virus. The Abuja-based lawyer also opened up about his experience while he was being treated for the infection and his decision to make everybody around him understand that

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What Recovery From The Dreaded Coronavirus Is Really Like | Women Who’ve Survived It Tell Us

Since the deadly and dreaded coronavirus hit the world, most of our attention has been focused on how to avoid being infected and how to help those infected beat it. What’s getting less attention is what happens after you’ve recovered

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Commissioner For Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi Raises Awareness On How To Avoid Mistaking COVID-19 For Malaria: ‘The symptoms are similar’

The Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has disclosed that the state is recording cases of people treating themselves for malaria only for them to realise after testing that it is the dreaded coronavirus popularly known as COVID-19. Medical

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COVID-19: Lagos State Government Increases Public Gatherings From 20 Persons | Details

The Lagos State Government has announced the increase of the permissible capacity of public gatherings from 20 persons. Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, made the announcement at the Lagos House, Marina, during the 17th update on the management of coronavirus

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Medical Practitioner, Dr. Bayo Olufunwa Proffers Measures To Quell The Effects Of COVID-19

A specialist, Dr. Bayo Olufunwa, has suggested measures to quell the effects of coronavirus (COVD-19) ravaging the world, to reduce mortality rates in Nigeria. The expert maintained that the best treatment would be a combination of drugs that can kill

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Nigerian Woman, Lucy Okechukwu, Who Survived COVID-19 Shares The Timeline Of Events From Its Start To Recovery

Lucy Okechukwu, a journalist based in Anambra State, shares her COVID-19 experience with Dayo Ojerinde of Punch newspapers. The thirty-five-year-old said that even though she worked from home, she would often go to the market and that she did not

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New Study Finds Six Clusters Of COVID-19 Symptoms That Could Predict Severe Cases

A new study has found that COVID-19 symptoms come in six different “clusters” which may help predict which patients are more at risk and in need of respiratory support. For the study, according to Yahoo Life, researchers used a machine

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FG Extends Phase Two Of Eased Lockdown | Details

The federal government on Monday July 27, extended the phase two of the ease of lock-down in the country by one week. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 Boss Mustapha, who made the announcement said President Muhammadu Buhari

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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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How To Detect If Kids Have COVID-19 When They Can’t Explain Their Symptoms

As a parent, it is often hard to know how sick or hurt your kid really is. Like when you think they have a mild stomach ache and it turns out to be appendicitis. Or you’re awoken by a hair-raising

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Medical Practitioners Express Deep Concerns On The Impact Of COVID-19 On Women, Family Planning

Medical practitioners have expressed deep concerns about the negative impact of COVID-19 on the availability of essential health services directly linked to maternity. They spoke at a webinar training by Rotary Action Group for Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health (RMCH)

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COVID-19 ALERT: ‘Active community spread ongoing in Lagos’ –Commissioner For Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi

The Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has revealed that there is an ongoing active community spread of COVID-19 in the state. The commissioner disclosed this via his Twitter handle @ProfAkinAbayomi, noting, “Active community spread of #COVID19 is still

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Minister Of Aviation, Hadi Sirika Reveals When International Flight Is Likely To Resume

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said that international flights in and out of the country may resume before October. The minister revealed this in a tweet while dismissing reports the resumption date has been set. International flights have

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