covid-19

Scientists Identify Five Key Genes Linked To Severe COVID-19 

Scientists said on Friday they have identified five genetic variants that made patients more likely…

FG Reveals How It Plans To Expend 20m Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine Due To Arrive Next Year

The federal government has said that it has initiated a move to receive 20 million…

COVID-19: PTF Warns Religious Bodies Are Frustrating National Response

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 Control has accused some religious organisations of flouting…

See Why The Federal Government Has Directed COVID-19 Centres To Prepare For Re-opening

Following the recent increase in the number of COVID19 cases in Nigeria, the Federal government…

Nigeria To Access COVID-19 Vaccine In 2021- Dr. Okonjo-Iweala

Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, says Nigeria and other African countries will be able…

New Large Scale Study Finds That Your Risk Of Contracting COVID-19 Reduces If You Have This Blood Type

A new large-scale study has found that a person’s risk of contracting the dreaded COVID-19…

How A COVID-19-Stricken Mum Gave Birth To Her First Child On Deathbed

A Coronavirus-stricken mother has given birth to a baby boy on her deathbed while attached…

COVID-19: Avoiding Christmas Carols, Trips & More, Read FG’s Stern Warning To Nigerians Home & Abroad As Yuletide Approaches

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has urged Nigerians to be weary of festivities such…

COVID-19: NCDC Releases Travel Advisory For Christmas, New Year

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC on Monday released its end-of-year travel advisory on…

Gender Based Violence: UN Documentary Highlights The Gruesome Realities Of Some Women And Girls In Nigeria

Nigerian women who have experienced gender-based violence firsthand have given chilling accounts of it in…

Tolu Demuren Reflects On Testing Positive For COVID-19 Alongside Her Husband Just After Birthing Their Second Baby

OAP Tolu Demuren aka Toolz took to her Twitter handle to reveal that she,¬†her hubby,…

Public Health Physician, Dr Helen Omuh Tells COVID-19 Survivors Whose Sense Of Taste & Smell Isn’t Restored What To Do

Scientists warn that many survivors of COVID-19 who lost their senses of taste and smell…

Scientists Warn Condoms Will Not Prevent COVID-19 + Tips To Keep In Mind During Sex

The use of condoms will not protect sex partners from contracting COVID-19 if one of…

WHO Recommends Against Use Of Remdesivir For All Hospitalised COVID-19 Patients | Gives Reasons

In a shocking announcement, The World Health Organisation has warned that the anti-viral drug remdesivir…

Lagos Warns Religious Centres Against A Second Wave Of COVID-19

The Lagos State Government has warned religious leaders in the state against a second wave…

Here’s Why The Presidential Task Force On COVID-19 Is Appealing To Nigerians Abroad To Shelve Christmas Home Trips

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 pandemic has appealed to Nigerians abroad who might…

COVID-19: UNICEF, WHO, Warn Of Imminent Measles & Polio Outbreak In Nigeria

World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Children Fund (UNICEF) have raised the alarm over…

COVID-19 Vaccine: Pfizer Makes Significant Progress

Pharmaceutical giant, Pfizer, has announced that it has created a coronavirus vaccine that is 90…

Lagos State Government Confirms Fresh COVID-19 Cases In A Boarding School

The Lagos State Government has confirmed the discovery of fresh COVID-19 cases in a secondary…

Global Pandemic: China Bars Nigerians, Others From Entry

The Chinese authorities have temporarily suspended entry into China by Nigerians and other nationals in…

Why Pregnant Women Who Test Positive For COVID-19 Are At Higher Risk | CDC Recommends Ways To Stay Safe

One of the biggest concerns about COVID-19, the illness caused by the new 2019 coronavirus,…

Lagos State Government Calls On Residents To Get Their Guards Up Against Second Wave Of COVID-19

The Lagos State Government has called on residents to strictly adhere to precautionary measures against…

Nigerian Doctor Who Treated Wounded #EndSARS Protesters Has Reportedly Died From Coronavirus

Some Nigerian Twitter users have taken to the platform to mourn a young Nigerian doctor…

Nigeria’s Second Wave Of COVID-19 Imminent- Health Minister, Dr. Osagie Ehanire Warns

The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has warned that the¬†second wave of the COVID19…