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Nigeria on Thursday recorded 148 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections in the country to 60,982, according to the update by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

Despite flattening the curve, Nigeria yesterday recorded 225 fresh COVID-19 cases and one new death the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed this via their twitter handle on Tuesday. Also, the public health agency added that 63 people that were treated have recovered from the infection and have been discharged accordingly. NCDC also noted …

The Federal Ministry of Health has urged Nigerians to visit and utilise the newly deployed online health platform.

The Coronavirus is still going strong as we near the end of the year. After killing over 200,000 people in the US and infecting President Donald Trump and a whole bunch of his hangers on and minions in the White House, the latest person to be infected by 2020’s biggest virus is singer Trey Songz. …

Timothy Ray Brown, who became known as the “Berlin Patient” when he was cured of HIV in 2008 after undergoing a complex stem cell transplant for lymphoma, has died. The International Aids Society said Timothy died in California after relapsing with cancer. Timothy’s HIV-free status had given hope to the millions of people living with …

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has cautioned the government that the country may experience another explosion of the coronavirus. Speaking at a television programme in Abuja, the NCDC Director-General, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu explained that nine states have conducted the least number of samples for COVID-19.  The states include Taraba, Adamawa, Kogi, Nasarawa, Niger, …

1 min read September 11, 2020France recorded 10,000 fresh Coronavirus cases the highest daily infections since the outbreak of the pandemic COVID-19 French health authorities recorded the highest daily increase in coronavirus infections since the beginning of the pandemic, as the government considers further measures to stop the virus’ spread. On Thursday night, 9,843 new cases …

Barely 24 hours after the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) embarked on an “indefinite nationwide strike” Monday, another important organ of Nigeria’s health workforce is threatening to down tools. The Joint Health Sector Unions, is a group of other health workers other than doctors, the group said it would embark on a nationwide seven-day …

Hours after the Nigerian resident doctors embarked on “indefinite strike action”, the federal government has said the doctors have no reason to do so as more than half of their demands have been met. The Minister of Labor and Employment, Chris Ngige, in a statement, on Monday, said the government had already addressed six out …

Health Workers have threatened to go a warning strike on September 13th if the federal government fails to address their demands in time The union had made several requests including an immediate payment of the shortfall in the COVID-19 allowances of non-clinical staff in the federal health institutions presently pegged at 10 percent to the …