Category: Health

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Delta governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, wife test positive for COVID-19

Delta governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, wife test positive for COVID-19

Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa and wife, Edith, have tested positive for Coronavirus. The governor made the announcement on social media today [...]
Japanese firm invents face mask that connects to phones

Japanese firm invents face mask that connects to phones

A Japanese startup has unveiled a smart face mask that connects to smartphones and lets users make calls remotely, without speaking directly into thei [...]
Newborn triplets test positive for Coronavirus

Newborn triplets test positive for Coronavirus

A set of newborn triplets, two boys and a girl, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Mexico. While it is still unclear to local authorities how the [...]
Coronavirus patients will now be discharged without testing negative – NCDC boss explains

Coronavirus patients will now be discharged without testing negative – NCDC boss explains

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that a negative laboratory test is no longer required to discharge a COVID-19 patient, as sympt [...]
New Ebola outbreak hits Congo amid rising coronavirus cases

New Ebola outbreak hits Congo amid rising coronavirus cases

The Democratic Republic of Congo's health minister has confirmed the discovery of a new Ebola case in the country's Équateur province, which last saw [...]
COVID-19: Wuhan officially bans eating of all wild animals

COVID-19: Wuhan officially bans eating of all wild animals

Authorities in Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, have officially banned the eating of all wild animals, it was announced today. The [...]
A country that pays health workers N5k hazard allowance but gives lawmakers N1.2m newspaper allowance does not care about the health of citizens – Nigerian Doctor

A country that pays health workers N5k hazard allowance but gives lawmakers N1.2m newspaper allowance does not care about the health of citizens – Nigerian Doctor

A Nigerian medical doctor has condemned the Federal Government's lack of provision of adequate welfare packages for medical professionals who put thei [...]
Young lady cries out, reveals her whole family tested positive for coronavirus

Young lady cries out, reveals her whole family tested positive for coronavirus

A young lady has revealed that she and her whole family recently tested positive for the deadly coronavirus. Siba Mazwai, a South African lady open [...]
I infected four persons with coronavirus, says El-Rufai

I infected four persons with coronavirus, says El-Rufai

Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has said that he infected four persons in the state with coronavirus, all of whom have since recovered. El-R [...]
FG requested the trial of coronavirus vaccine in Nigeria – WHO

FG requested the trial of coronavirus vaccine in Nigeria – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has disclosed Nigeria has indicated interest to be part of the solidarity trial of vaccine for coronavirus (COVID- [...]
China refuses to allow WHO investigate truth behind the origin of coronavirus

China refuses to allow WHO investigate truth behind the origin of coronavirus

China has refused requests by the World Health Organization to take part in an investigation into the origins of the coronavirus. “We know that som [...]
Man calls for help as he shares heartbreaking story of a little girl with albinism almost losing her sight while hawking under the sun in Abuja

Man calls for help as he shares heartbreaking story of a little girl with albinism almost losing her sight while hawking under the sun in Abuja

A well-meaning Nigerian, George Damian has taken to micro-blogging platform, Twitter to solicit help for a girl with albinism who was made to hawk und [...]
Ehanire raises concerns as 113 health workers contract coronavirus (Video)

Ehanire raises concerns as 113 health workers contract coronavirus (Video)

Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has revealed that 113 health workers have been infected with COVID-19. Dr. Ehanire made the announcement dur [...]
Survivor Story:  Nine-year-old girl beats cancer for the fifth time

Survivor Story: Nine-year-old girl beats cancer for the fifth time

A nine-year-old schoolgirl has just been given the cancer all-clear for a fifth time after once again beating a returning leukemia. Ali Herbert, fr [...]
Amazing! 101-year-old woman who survived cancer and Spanish flu beats coronavirus

Amazing! 101-year-old woman who survived cancer and Spanish flu beats coronavirus

A New York woman who survived the Spanish influenza pandemic, cancer and sepsis, has beaten coronavirus at the age of 101. Angelina Friedman’s fami [...]
COVID-19: Senegal to develop $1 testing kit as it makes $60 ventilator (Video Report)

COVID-19: Senegal to develop $1 testing kit as it makes $60 ventilator (Video Report)

Senegal is developing a dollar worth of testing kit for the coronavirus as it reportedly has no shortage of kits. According to a report by Aljazeer [...]
Man shows sad transformation of drug addict in just 4-months (VIDEO)

Man shows sad transformation of drug addict in just 4-months (VIDEO)

A Photographer, Soft White Underbelly has shared the story of Amanda, a drug addict and how quickly she deterioriated in a space of 4 months due to co [...]
South African police officer prays before arresting a pastor for defying the covid-19 lockdown (Video)

South African police officer prays before arresting a pastor for defying the covid-19 lockdown (Video)

A video that surfaced online shows a South African police officer praying for a pastor who violated lockdown orders before arresting him. The viral [...]
IGoDye donates his new Fapoh Royal Seal mansion to the FG of Nigeria to use as an isolation centre (Photos)

IGoDye donates his new Fapoh Royal Seal mansion to the FG of Nigeria to use as an isolation centre (Photos)

Nigerian comedian, Francis Agoda popularly known as I Go Dye, has taken to his Instagram page to announce that he wants to donate his new Fapoh Royal [...]
list of the 12 states in Nigeria with no record of Covid-19 cases

list of the 12 states in Nigeria with no record of Covid-19 cases

According to Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, 25 states in the country now have confirmed cases of Coronavirus. NCDC as of Tuesday night, [...]
Coronavirus: 99-yr-old war veteran raises $2.5m for health workers

Coronavirus: 99-yr-old war veteran raises $2.5m for health workers

A 99-year-old war veteran has raised nearly more than 2 million pounds ($2.5m) for British health workers by attempting to walk the length of his gard [...]
Coronavirus can spread through farts, Doctors warn

Coronavirus can spread through farts, Doctors warn

The deadly coronavirus could be spreading through farts, according to doctors. But farts are unlikely to transmit the virus provided pants are worn. [...]
Nigerian doctor raises alarm, says he believes coronavirus has been in Nigeria since 2019

Nigerian doctor raises alarm, says he believes coronavirus has been in Nigeria since 2019

A Nigerian Medical Doctor with handle @Urchilla01 on Twitter, has taken to the social media platform to write on why he believes the novel coronavirus [...]
Lagos government begins house-to-house search for persons with coronavirus

Lagos government begins house-to-house search for persons with coronavirus

Lagos State Government has commenced house-to-house case identification to detect possible cases of COVID-19 in the State. This was contained in a [...]
89-year-old great grandma who beat breast cancer, womb cancer and skin cancer also recovers from coronavirus

89-year-old great grandma who beat breast cancer, womb cancer and skin cancer also recovers from coronavirus

Grandmother of seven and great grandmother of one, Dorothy was taken to hospital by ambulance on March 27 after she found herself more breathless than [...]
Lagos state discharges 11 patients as they recover from coronavirus

Lagos state discharges 11 patients as they recover from coronavirus

Lagos state government on Thursday, announced the release of 11 more patients who were previously infected with coronavirus as they have recovered. [...]
23 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Nigeria, total now 174

23 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Nigeria, total now 174

The Nigeria centre for disease control, NCDC has confirmed twenty three new cases of the novel Coronavirus in the country. The tweet on their offic [...]
“I thank Lagos government for treating me” –  Man shows appreciation after recovering from coronavirus (Video)

“I thank Lagos government for treating me” – Man shows appreciation after recovering from coronavirus (Video)

A foreign national who tested positive to the pandemic COVID-19 disease has showed appreciation to the Lagos state government after his discharge. [...]
“I murdered COVID-19” – Nigerian lady celebrates as she shares recovery story to inspire Nigerians

“I murdered COVID-19” – Nigerian lady celebrates as she shares recovery story to inspire Nigerians

A Nigerian lady has taken to Twitter to give her inspirational testimony of how she recovered from the novel Corona virus in Nigeria. The story of [...]
Nigerian Institute of Medical Research to begin free coronavirus testing on Monday

Nigerian Institute of Medical Research to begin free coronavirus testing on Monday

Nigerians who have shown varying symptoms of the deadly coronavirus are set to be tested for free by the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, (NIMR [...]
Physically challenged man distributes hand sanitizers and soaps to Abule community in Lagos (Photos)

Physically challenged man distributes hand sanitizers and soaps to Abule community in Lagos (Photos)

A physically challenged banker, Michael Sowunmi has visited Abule community, Lagos state to give out hand sanitizers and dettol soaps to residents as [...]
“People wey dem no give visa go die because people wey dem give visa no get sense” – Nigerian man laments as COVID-19 cases increase

“People wey dem no give visa go die because people wey dem give visa no get sense” – Nigerian man laments as COVID-19 cases increase

A Nigerian man has taken to social media, lamenting about the deadly coronavirus, its spread and effect on the people of Nigeria. Identified as @De [...]
Coronavirus: Vector reveals NCDC officials contacted him after he flew into Nigeria from Dubai

Coronavirus: Vector reveals NCDC officials contacted him after he flew into Nigeria from Dubai

Famous Nigerian rap musician, Vector has revealed that he was contacted multiple times by officials from Nigeria's Center for Disease Control, NCDC fo [...]
Pep Guardiola donates one million euros to help fight coronavirus

Pep Guardiola donates one million euros to help fight coronavirus

Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola has made a donation of €1m (N396,213,200) to help fight coronavirus in Spain. Guardiola who is currently with h [...]
COVID-19: Ogun state introduces digital classes for primary and secondary schools

COVID-19: Ogun state introduces digital classes for primary and secondary schools

Following the nationwide shutdown of schools as a result of the deadly coronavirus, Ogun state government has announced the launch of digital classes [...]
72-year-old priest dies of coronavirus after sacrificing his ventilator for a younger patient

72-year-old priest dies of coronavirus after sacrificing his ventilator for a younger patient

An Italian Rev. Father suffering from coronavirus has reportedly died after making a sacrifice to save a younger patient. 72-year-old Fr. Don Giuse [...]
Nigeria records four new coronavirus cases, total increases to 40

Nigeria records four new coronavirus cases, total increases to 40

Four new cases of the new coronavirus have been confirmed in Nigeria, 3 in Lagos, 1 in FCT, Nigeria’s centre for disease control has said. Four new [...]
Coronavirus: Alibaba Foundation donates medical equipment to Nigeria, other African countries

Coronavirus: Alibaba Foundation donates medical equipment to Nigeria, other African countries

A consignment of over 1.5 million laboratory diagnostic test kits and over 100 tonnes of infection prevention and control commodities arrived in Afric [...]
COVID-19: Governor Bala Mohammed in self-isolation after contact with Atiku’s son

COVID-19: Governor Bala Mohammed in self-isolation after contact with Atiku’s son

Governor of Bauchi state, Bala Mohammed is currently in self-isolation over fears of contracting coronavirus after his contact with the son of Atiku A [...]
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