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Lagos loses $2.1bn to environmental pollution, says Minister
Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu has said Lagos state has lost $2.1 billion due to the adverse effect of pollution, according to a report by the World Health Organization (WHO) on pollution in major cities of the world Onu disclosed this yesterday in Abuja when he inaugurated the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Pollution Control…
Covid-19 contacts should be tested, regardless of symptoms - WHO
People exposed to someone diagnosed with coronavirus should be tested whether they show symptoms or not, the World Health Organization said Thursday, after US health authorities said they were not needed. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website earlier this week shifted from its position that all close contacts of known Covid-19…
COVID-19 and research to influence better health outcomes
The human race seeks to maintain health and sustain life by constantly ensuring dynamic equilibrium between the internal body systems and the external environment.
FG unveils guidelines for safe food practices during COVID-19 pandemic
As part of efforts to ensure public safety, the Federal Government has approved a new guideline for food businesses, which spells out safe food practices
Trump calls world health body 'puppet of China'
President Donald Trump attacked the United Nations health body as a Chinese "puppet" on Monday and confirmed he is considering slashing or canceling US support.
China's Wuhan reports first virus infection in over a month
China on Sunday reported the first case of coronavirus in over a month in Wuhan, the city where the outbreak first started in December last year.
Nigerians have politicised coronavirus
Public health experts around the globe are yet to ascertain the cause of the coronavirus pandemic that was discovered in Wuhan, a popular city in China around wee days of the month of December 2019.
Celine Dion Praises 'Heroic' Workers In Pandemic Fight
Multiple award-winning Céline Dion in a message of thanks has praised "heroic" workers on the frontline in the coronavirus fight and urged her fans to respect stay-at-home orders. The "Courage" singer shared two videos shot in her kitchen, one in English and the other in French to thank the heroes risking their lives. The video…