Category: Health

WHO Warns: Covid-19 Pandemic To Be ‘Far More Deadly’ This Year

The World Health Organization issued a grim warning on Friday that the second year of Covid-19 was set to be “far more deadly”, as Japan extended a state of...

Indian COVID19 variant now found in Edo and Osun-Virologist, Professor Tomori says

By Mukwuzi Joseph A professor of virology, Prof. Oyewale Tomori, has revealed that the deadly Indian COVID-19 variant has already entered Nigeria. In an interview with...

India Doctors warn against use of cow dung as cure for Covid-19 amidst surge in cases in the country

By Mukwuzi Joseph Hospitals in India have reported a rise in “black fungus” found in COVID-19 patients – as doctors warned people against using cow...

FG reintroduces Covid-19 restrictions, restores curfew, limitations on mass gatherings, and shuts recreation centres

By Mukwuzi Joseph The Federal Government has reintroduced COVID-19 restrictions across all 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). This new directive is to...

UK to send vital medical supply to India to fight ravaging Covid-19 surge

By Mukwuzi Joseph The UK will send 600 pieces of medical equipment to India to help the country fight its growing surge in Covid cases. Packages of ventilators and...

WHO announces the discovery of first ever Malaria Vaccine

By Mukwuzi Joseph Pedro Alonso, director of the World Health Organization, WHO, Global Malaria Programme, has said that the first malaria vaccine has been discovered....

“I don’t think FG would have listened to us if we didn’t go on strike- Resident Doctors

By Mukwuzi Joseph The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) says the federal government would not have listened to its demands if it had not embarked on the...

New HIV vaccine with a 97% antibody response rate shows promise in ‘landmark’ first-in-human trial

A novel vaccine approach for the prevention of HIV has shown promise in Phase I trials.  IAVI and Scripps Research reported that the vaccine...

Confirmed: Resident Doctors Begin Indefinite Strike Nationwide

By mukwuzi Joseph Members of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have commenced an industrial action across the country. The strike which was scheduled...

COVID-19: Vaccines developed in Nigeria are awaiting trial and certification – PTF

By Mukwuzi Joseph As the world scrambles for the limited quantity of COVID-19 vaccines on offer, Nigeria has produced two vaccines against the virus, which are set to...