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COVID-19: “Disregard Rumour of Vaccines, Immunize Your Children, Wards Against Measles” –UNICEF, NOA Urges Mothers

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and NOA has urged mothers and health care givers in Imo to continue immunising children against measles and other child-killer disesaes amid COVID-19 pandemic.

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Japan Newborn, First To Get Liver Stem Cells Globally

Doctors in Japan have successfully transplanted liver cells derived from embryonic stem cells into a newborn baby, in a world first that could provide new treatment options for infants. The

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SCIN Launches Awareness, Advocacy Campaign Against Coronavirus …seeks support from individuals, corporate entities

 Ikenna Orioha, Owerri. South -East Coronavirus Intervention Network, SCIN, has launched awareness and advocacy campaign to sensitize the people of South- East on measures to prevent Coronavirus Pandemic which is

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Group Sensitizes Youths, Women on Hygiene Against Coronavirus Pandemic

By Chika Uju Group known as Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization, WEWE, one of the Community Sensitization Organisations, CSOs, which is funded by USAID to implement Effective Water Sanitation and

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Scientists in China Believe New Drug Can Stop Pandemic ‘Without Vaccine’

A Chinese laboratory has been developing a drug it believes has the power to bring the coronavirus pandemic to a halt. The outbreak first emerged in China late last year

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WHO Reviews Virus Response as Trump Renews Attack

The World Health Organization said it would launch an independent review of its response to the coronavirus pandemic but President Donald Trump renewed his attack on the global body, branding

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Trump Threatens to Pull Out of WHO Over Virus Response

President Donald Trump has threatened to pull the US out of the World Health Organization, accusing it of botching the global coronavirus response and of being a “puppet of China”

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Study Confirms Coronavirus Test Touted By Trump Produces Many False Negatives

A rapid coronavirus test touted by President Donald Trump and used to test White House officials produces false negatives in almost half of all cases, according to new study by

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US Says China Trying To Steal COVID-19 Vaccine as Markets Slump

Chinese hackers are trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine research, US authorities said Wednesday, ratcheting up tensions between the superpowers as markets slumped on warnings from the US Federal Reserve that

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Nigeria Records 146 New Cases of Coronavirus

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has recorded 146 new cases of Coronavirus in the country. This brings the total number of COVID-19 infections in Nigeria to 4787 Breakdown of

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Coronavirus Lockdowns Could Spark Rise in HIV Infections, Experts Warn

If lockdowns and stay-at-home orders are succeeding in slowing the spread of the coronavirus, health experts warn that the measures could unintentionally undermine efforts to contain another potentially deadly disease:

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Chinese Hacking Vaccine Research -US

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation and cybersecurity experts believe Chinese hackers are trying to steal research on developing a vaccine against coronavirus, two newspapers reported Monday. The FBI and

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UAE to Fund Stem-Cell Treatment for COVID-19 Patients

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi,Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, has directed that all treatment costs be covered for cases of Coronavirus through stem cell therapy. The UAE will now bear the

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US Officials Warn Against “COVID-19 Parties”, says Lot Are Yet Unknown About the Virus

Officials in the northwestern US state of Washington on Wednesday expressed concern over reports of people organizing “COVID-19 parties” to intentionally spread the virus. “Gathering in groups in the midst

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COVID-19: Key Symptoms, Difference Between Self-Isolation, Quarantine, Distancing, Must Do and Donts If In Contact With A Positive Patient

There have been several misconceptions about the disease and without knowing the symptoms many persons have been misdiagnosed, leaving them in more danger of dying from the disease. Below are

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British Virus Death Toll Now World’s Third-Worst

Britain’s death toll from the coronavirus outbreak jumped to 26,097 on Wednesday — the second-highest in Europe behind Italy and third-highest in the world — as the government took into

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WHO Launches Plan to Fast-Track COVID-19 Vaccine

World leaders have launched a World Health Organization initiative to speed up the research, development and distribution of vaccines, drugs and tests against the coronavirus. WHO chief Tedros Ghebreyesus said

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Sunlight Rapidly Destroys Coronavirus -recent study reveals

Does sunlight rapidly destroy the coronavirus? A White House presentation on a mysterious government study says so — but some scientists have called for caution as we await more evidence.

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France Begins Testing of Nicotine to Ascertain Ability to Prevent Coronavirus

Nicotine could protect people from contracting the coronavirus, according to new research in France, where further trials are planned to test whether the substance could be used to prevent or

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New Study Suggests Coronavirus Survives Longer In The Air

A new study examining air samples from hospital wards with COVID-19 patients has found the virus can travel up to 13 feet (four meters) — twice the distance current guidelines

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COVID-19: Africa Will Not Be A Testing Ground For Any Vaccine – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) chief, Tedros Ghebreyesus has dismissed as “racist” a suggestion by some scientists that the coronavirus vaccine be tested in Africa. Ghebreyesus at a press briefing

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Read Full Text of President Buhari’s Nationwide Broadcast on Coronavirus

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, addressed the nation with regards to the COVID-19 pandemic. In his national broadcast on the 29th of March, 2020, the President revealed that the Federal

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Coronavirus: Nigeria Records 14 New Cases

According to a statement by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Nigeria has confirmed fourteen new cases of COVID-19,. Nine of the new cases were confirmed in Lagos State

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Imo Celebrates World Water Day …Flags off Regular Hand Washing

Imo State has joined the rest of the World to celebrate World Water Day in Owerri which is marked yearly on 22nd March. Just as the Water and Sewage Corporation

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Nigeria Reports 10 New Coronavirus Cases In Lagos, Abuja

Nigeria now has 10 new cases of the new coronavirus, the nation’s health minister confirmed on Saturday. This brings the total number of cases in the country to 22. “Nigeria