The federal government, Monday, declared that no COVID-19 test was required for returning students to be admitted into their schools. But the government, in a terse statement by the Federal Ministry of Education, Monday, explained that only temperature...
A human rights activist and author, Comrade Paul Ikechukwu Njoku, has urged the Federal Government of Nigeria, the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu and the Ministry of Health to humbly consult...
China on Saturday finished building a 1,500-room hospital for COVID-19 patients to fight a surge in infections the government said are harder to contain and that it blamed on infected people or goods from abroad. The hospital is one of six with a total...
The Guild of Medical Directors (GMD) has insisted that Nigeria would not be able to purchase the Pfizer or Moderna COVID- 19 vaccines, especially in very large quantities, due to their high cost. Prof. Olufemi Babalola, who told our correspondent that the...
Nigerian authorities have warned on Friday against the circulation of fake coronavirus vaccines in the country, where 10 million real doses of the shots are expected in March. “There are reports of fake vaccines in Nigeria,” the Director-General of...
The Director -General , National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control , Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye , has warned Nigerians not to take any vaccine except the ones approved by the agency . Adeyeye , at a briefing...
President Donald Trump’ s former personal doctor — who claimed Trump had dictated a letter insisting he would be the “ healthiest ” president ever — has died , reports said Thursday. Harold Bornstein passed away last Friday...
Pope Francis , 84, was given the coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday, according to media reports. The news was reported by America, a US- based Jesuit news website , and by La Nacion, an Argentine newspaper, and written by journalists...
A hospital, NobleCare Specialist Clinic located along Onitsha-Owerri road has rejected a 'dying patient admitted to the hospital' because a nurse in the hospital was told to endeavour to keep the hospital clean as the environment was evidently dirty.
The Presidency has welcomed efforts by a team of Nigerian professors and scientists investigating the effectiveness of, and roles that Ivermectin drug can play in the treatment of the Coronavirus disease. The team, composed of Nigerian scholars at home...