Lassa Fever: vaccines `still a work-in-progress in Nigeria, says FG
The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), says there is no vaccine available yet against Lassa fever in the country. Sen. Olorunnimbe Mamora, Minister of State, FMOH
Chloroquine not yet confirmed treatment for COVID-19, Says Mamora
The Federal Government, yesterday, said though Chloroquine Phosphate is one of the drugs being considered to be effective to added to the protocol for the management of Coronavirus, it has not been confirmed by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
WHO declares 'progress' in fight against coronavirus
The World Health Organization on Wednesday hailed "tremendous progress" in the fight against the deadly new coronavirus since it emerged in China in December.
WHO warns against virus over-reaction as death toll hits 1,868
The World Health Organization has warned against a global over-reaction to the new coronavirus epidemic following panic-buying, event cancellations and concerns about cruise ship travel, as China's official death toll neared 1,900 on Tuesday.
China toll leaps past 1,600 as new cases slow
The number of new cases from China's coronavirus epidemic dropped for a third consecutive day on Sunday, as the World Health Organisation chief warned it was "impossible" to predict how the outbreak would develop.
Five years of annual Lassa Fever occurrence
The annual resurgence of Lassa fever in the country should be a major source of worry. The scourge should be treated as an emergency to avoid needless morbidity and mortality in Nigeria.
White House 'disappointed' in China's virus transparency
The United States feels let down by a lack of transparency from China over the new-coronavirus crisis, a senior White House official said Thursday, contradicting President Donald...
Airlines lose $652 million over coronavirus spread
As the coronavirus outbreak continues to ravage mainland China with spread across the globe, losses of the air transport industry has been estimated to reach $652 million already.
Containing epidemic of viral diseases in Nigeria
*IHVN establishes project to promote quality medical services, capacity building, research in West Africa Prevention is so simple that people do not believe it. They prefer to hear some complicated ways of avoiding these diseases that are leading to mortality. But, it is simple personal hygiene that you should promote starting from the family. Keep…