COVID-19 cases, deaths may rise until August, experts warn
Medical experts have warned that Nigeria may continue to record more cases of coronavirus infection and deaths until August because the country is yet to reach the peak of the epidemic.
Study shows how quickly coronavirus spreads at home
The novel coronavirus is twice as infectious within households than similar diseases such as SARS, with a substantial number of additional infections spreading before a COVID-19 sufferer shows any symptoms, according to modelling released Thursday.
How poor funding derails primary healthcare services, COVID-19 containment efforts
The Director, Department of Planning Research and Statistics, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Garba Bulama, on behalf of the Executive Director, Dr. Faisal Shuaib, has said that late funds affect the primary healthcare service delivery.
Fact check: 'Ewedu' or jute leaves can’t stop coronavirus spreading in the body
Molokhia leaves help curb reproduction of coronavirus,” claims a screenshot shared on WhatsApp in Nigeria. “Krain krain has flavonoids that aid the absorption of zinc in the body. Zinc can enter the virus-infected cells and stops coronavirus from reproducing. Good news. Eat African! Ewedu.” The screenshot comes from an article on the site Arab Times,…
Disease puts 1 in 5 globally at severe COVID-19 risk: study
An estimated 1.7 billion people -- more than 20 percent of the world's population -- risk becoming severely infected with COVID-19 due to underlying health problems such as obesity and heart disease, analysis showed Tuesday.
Akinkugbe, Nigeria's first professor of medicine, dies at 87
NIGERIA’S first Professor of Medicine, Oladipo Olujimi Akinkugbe, yesterday died in Ibadan, Oyo State after a brief illness at the age of 87 years.
Coronavirus: How to return home safely
Put on outfits that completely cover your body and avoid sleeveless attires.
What is the way forward for Nigeria, post-COVID-19? (IV): Think beyond Nigeria’s health crisis
A common saying, which is an English proverb is, ‘health is wealth’. We understand this ‘an individual and or collective health and wellbeing is the greatest wealth one has.