NCDC, government agencies working to address challenges faced by travellers
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is working with other Ministries and Agencies through the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 to address challenges faced by travelers to Nigeria. The NCDC identified the travellers as those using the Nigerian International Travel Portal. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General of NCDC, disclosed this in an interview with…
Singer Suffers Heart Attack During Facebook Live Performance But Keeps On Singing
Alan Mowatt, a popular singer from Angus, Scotland, is recovering after suffering a heart attack during a live lockdown charity performance – before taking the mic again. Mowatt was singing on the live-stream event for the United Kingdom National Health Service when he had a heart attack but he only took a two-minute break, had…
Scientists Claim Being Fat Triggers Immune Response To Coronavirus
Scientists advising the United Kingdom government ministers are exploring potential underlying mechanisms that could increase the risk of death for obese patients. According to data from intensive care units, people of a healthy weight make up a minority of critically ill COVID-19 patients. Almost three quarters are carrying extra weight. In the report by The…
UK raises alarm over virus-related syndrome in children
Britain's health minister said Tuesday he was "very worried" at signs of a coronavirus-related syndrome emerging in children but stressed it needed more research and remained very rare.
Generous Man United stars donate £3.5Million to fight COVID - 19
Old Trafford stars earning up to £375,000-a-week have agreed to forgo 30 per cent of their wages for one month on the proviso that the money is used to benefit hospitals and health centres throughout Manchester in the fight against the coronavirus.
Prince William 'Wants To Return As Air Ambulance Pilot' Amid Pandemic
Despite the fears surrounding the global pandemic, Coronavirus, Prince William has said he wants to return to the National Health Service (NHS) as an air ambulance pilot, Metro UK reports. As reportedly daily, since the outbreak, the NHS is under immense strain as cases of coronavirus rise across the country. So far 1,408 people have…
‘Gel made from patient’s own blood could rapidly heal foot ulcers’
Chronic foot ulcers treated with gel made from patient’s own blood are more likely to heal than those treated traditionally, according to a new study.
Boy sleeps on UK hospital floor due to lack of beds
A four-year-old boy with suspected pneumonia was forced to sleep on a hospital treatment room floor because of a lack of beds in the United Kingdom.
Night Nigerian healthcare professionals in United Kingdom honoured their own
You’ll not ordinarily find doctors, consultants, researchers, surgeons, nurses and allied professionals mingling together on the red carpet of a London hotel on a Saturday night, but March 23rd was a fantastically exception. It was a night some of these lot swapped their microscopes, stethoscopes, operating theatres, consulting rooms and trademark nursing uniforms for black…
How faulty sperm triggers recurrent miscarriage
Multiple miscarriages may be linked to the poor quality of a man's sperm, suggests new research. The early-stage study, from scientists at Imperial College London, investigated the sperm quality of 50 men whose partners had suffered three or more consecutive miscarriages. The research, published in the journal Clinical Chemistry, revealed that, compared to men whose…