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“I never thought I would make it” – Coronavirus Survivor, Alhaji Ibrahim Garba On Battling The Deadly Virus

A Nigerian man, Alhaji Ibrahim Garba living in New York City, USA, was recently discharged from hospital after battling the coronavirus also known as COVID-19. In an interview with DailyTrust, Alhaji Garba shared his experience while on admission for the

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Coronavirus Pandemic: Here’s What Those With Hypertension Should Know

As the world continues to battle the Coronavirus COVID-19 scourge, researchers are keen to understand whether hypertension or the drugs that treat it might interact with the virus. The American Heart Association (AHA), said there is no firm evidence that

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Minister Of State For Education, Emeka Nwajiuba Speaks On When Schools May Re-open

Emeka Nwajiuba, Nigeria’s Minister of State for Education, has suggested when schools may re-open nationwide. Speaking during a briefing by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja on Monday, the minister disclosed that schools may reopen after the ban

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Health Experts: How COVID-19 Affects The Body System

Many health practitioners have underestimated and misunderstood the coronavirus pandemic since it first appeared. And as they learn more, it’s clear that COVID-19 can be more than just a respiratory disease. It has joined the ranks of other “great imitators”

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Lagosian Raises Concern Over Lockdown Relaxation After Witnessing The Death Of 7 People In 14 hours With Their Corpses Wrapped Up For Burial

A Nigerian man, @AmeenJimoh has spoken up against relaxation of lockdown while sharing a video of corpses of Coronavirus patients wrapped up for burial in Lagos. Jimoh said he witnessed moment corpses of Coronavirus patients were loaded into a van

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COVID-19: NCAA Announces Date For Domestic Flights To Resume Operations

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has said that only five airports will be allowed to open for domestic flights effective from June 21, 2020. A circular signed by the Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa Nuhu stated that

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People With These Type Of Diseases Are Likely To Die If They Contract Coronavirus- WHO Report

As the world continues to battle the Coronavirus COVID-19 scourge, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that people living with non-communicable diseases are more likely to die from the coronavirus pandemic. Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), also known as chronic diseases,

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Breaking: FG Lifts Ban On Religious Gatherings Despite COVID-19

The clamour by Nigerians for places of worship to be re-opened amidst the COVID-19 pandemic has gotten to the ears of the Federal Government. On Monday June 1, the Federal Government announced it has now lifted the ban on religious

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FG Hands Over Next Phases Of COVID-19 Battle To States, Community & Religious Leaders | See Details

The Federal Government says the next phase of the battle against the Coronavirus pandemic in the country will now lie solely in the hands of states, community leaders, religious leaders and others. This was made known by the Chairman of the

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#WorldNoTobaccoDay: ‘You Risk COVID-19 Infection By Sharing Shisha’ -Pharmacists

The lust for shisha is hardly a joke in modern Nigeria. Shisha is a glass-bottomed water pipe in which fruit-flavoured tobacco is coated with foil and heated with charcoal. The tobacco fume travels through a water cavity and is inhaled

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Leicester City’s Manager Brendan Rodgers Who Tested Positive For COVID-19 With His Wife Describes His Experience After Recovery

Leicester City manager, Brendan Rodgers has described his experience after his battle with the coronavirus pandemic which has claimed many lives all over the world. Rodgers revealed that his wife, Susan also contracted COVID-19, and likened the virus’ symptoms to

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COVID-19: FG Considers Re-opening Schools For Morning And Afternoon Classes | Details

The Federal Government has disclosed that it is thinking of sectionalising classes for primary, secondary, and tertiary institutions in the country ahead of school reopening amid the pandemic, The Nation has reported. This disclosure was made by the Minister of

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What The World Health Organization Has To Say About COVID-19 Transmission Through Breastfeeding

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a statement on the possibility of transmission of the dreaded COVID-19 from mother to child through breastfeeding. The body in its statement said there is no evidence that COVID-19 is transmitted via breast

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After Surviving COVID-19, Late Archbishop Benson Idahosa’s Daughter, Ruth Shares Her Story | Find Out What She Used To Recover (VIDEO)

One of the daughters of a renowned preacher, late Archbishop Benson Idahosa, Ruth who recently recovered from the coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19. Ruth shared her story with her brother, FEB during an Instagram live session where she stunned people with her

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WHO Warns Of ”Second Peak” Of COVID-19 As Countries Lift Lockdown

Many African, European, and Asian countries as well as the U.S., have taken steps in recent weeks to end lockdown measures due to its impact on the global economy. In light of this, the World Health Organization, WHO has warned

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After Surviving COVID-19, UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Reveals The Disease Has Affected His Eyesight

The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has revealed his eyesight has been affected by the Coronavirus disease. Johnson contracted Coronavirus and was hospitalized in April, and spent several nights in intensive care battling the disease. Johnson told the daily Downing

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WHO Suspends Chloroquine Trial As Possible Cure For Coronavirus… Gives Reasons

The World Health Organization said it had “temporarily” suspended clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for COVID-19 being carried out across a range of countries as a precautionary measure. The drug trial was suspended on grounds of safety

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Pregnant Mom Who Contracted COVID-19 At 32 Weeks Narrates Her Ordeal

Sedia Marwolo was just 32 weeks pregnant when medics arrived at her home and hauled her away to a special coronavirus hospital, which she likened to “hell.” It was the beginning of a 15-day ordeal during which the 38-year-old Liberian

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President Buhari Sends Words Of Reassurance To Nigerians On Lifting Lockdown

President Buhari has sent words of reassurance to Nigerians that the current lockdown put in place to contain the spread of the novel Coronavirus, will not go longer than necessary. The President gave the assurance in his Eid-el-Fitr message to

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COVID-19: FG Speaks On Reopening Of Public And Private Schools Nationwide

The Federal Government has spoken on when schools will be reopened. According to the Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, there are plans to soon reopen schools nationwide. He however said that schools will not reopen in two weeks

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New Study Finds That Children, Teens & Young Adults Are At Greater Risk For Severe COVID-19 Complications and Death

Children, teens and young adults are at greater risk for severe complications from COVID-19 than previously thought and those with underlying health conditions are at even greater risk, according to a new study.  The study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, is

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Can Nursing Moms Who Are Infected With COVID-19 Breastfeed Their Babies? | Find Out Here

Concerns of whether nursing mothers who are infected with the deadly coronavirus or COVID-19 can breastfeed their babies have been answered in a new study. According to the recent study, besides being the best source of nutrition for babies and

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NCDC Boss, Chikwe Iheakweazu Speaks On Fruits As A Possible Mode Of Transmission Of COVID-19

Chikwe Iheakweazu, the Director-General of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, has addressed the speculations that fruits may actively spread the dreaded COVID-19. Ihekweazu while responding to a question posed to him by a reporter at the daily briefing

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COVID-19: Wearing Face Masks Linked To Serious Health Issues In Asthmatics

It’s no news that the novel coronavirus also known as COVID-19 is wrecking havoc globally, and everyone is mandated to wear face masks to prevent the spread of the deadly disease. However, medical professionals have warned people with chronic asthma

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Breaking News: Presidential Task Force On COVID-19 Extends Gradual Easing Of Lockdown In Lagos, Ogun And FCT

The Presidential Task Force on the coronavirus pandemic also known as COVID-19 has announced the extension of the current phase of ease of the lockdown in Lagos, Ogun states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for another 2 weeks, effective

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