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WHO opens up on Madagascar herbal potion that cures coronavirus

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has accepted to scientifically test Madagascar's herbal remedy said to cure coronavirus. DPA reports...

Black people four times more likely to die from COVID-19 than white people – new data shows

Black people in the UK are four times more likely to die from Covid-19 than white people and a number of other...

Nigeria using remdesivir for COVID-19 patients

Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, says Nigeria has started using remdesivir, an anti-retroviral drug, in managing COVID-19 patients. Addressing...

WHO to commence vaccine trials in Nigeria

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has disclosed Nigeria has indicated interest to be part of the solidarity trial of vaccine for coronavirus...

102 potential Covid-19 vaccines in the works worldwide, WHO says

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that 102 potential Covid-19 vaccines are being developed around the world as scientists worldwide find...

Over 150 COVID-19 patients ‘recover’ after treatment with drugs that failed to cure Ebola

Gilead Sciences, a biopharmaceutical company in the US, on Wednesday, announced “positive data” in the clinical trial of remdesivir, an experimental antiviral...

COVID-19: 5,000 frontline health workers to receive life insurance cover

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) says 5,000 frontline health workers responding to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID19), pandemic outbreak in the country will...

7 health workers test positive for COVID-19 in Borno

Dr. Salihu Kwaya-Bura, Secretary, Borno High Powered Response Team on Convid-19, on Friday said that seven health workers tested positive for the...

Virus will be with us for a long time – WHO

The World Health Organisation said on Wednesday that there were “worrying upward trends” in early epidemics in parts of Africa and Central...

UK to begin trial of COVID-19 vaccine on patients from Thursday

Matt Hancock, United Kingdom health secretary, says from Thursday, there will be clinical trials of a potential COVID-19 vaccine on patients.

COVID-19: ‘Reverse cut in health budget or face legal action’, SERAP tells Buhari, NASS

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has given “the government of President Muhammadu Buhari and leadership of the National Assembly 14 days...

COVID-19: If you recently visited this hospital along Addo Road in Ajah, you are advised to self-isolate

St. Edwards hospital, S-fort Estate, off Addo Road in Ajah area of Lagos state has called on its visitors to undergo self-isolation...
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Want to fly out soon? Read these ICAO COVID-19 flight rules

The council of the International Civil Aviation Organization(ICAO) on Monday approved a series of new health-based flight rules for the pandemic-hit airline...

COVID-19: Nigeria confirms 416 new cases – Lagos 192, total now 10,578

COVID-19 cases in Nigeria increased further on Monday with 416 cases reported by the country, even as the nation intensifies efforts to...

Immigration Service introduces passport reminder system

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has commenced a test-run of passport reminder system for applicants of the travel document.

We’re hungry, frustrated – Private school owners lament closure of schools

Following the directive of the federal government that schools should remain shut-down, Private school owners on Monday wrote to FG, saying they...