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Lagos Health Commissioner Abayomi recovers from Covid-19

by on August 31, 2020 0
The Lagos State Commissioner of Health, Akin Abayomi has tested negative for the coronavirus, one week after he reported that he was infected with the disease. According to a tweet by the chief press secretary to the state governor, Gboyega Akosile on Monday, the state health commissioner will be returning to his duty post... Read More

Covid-19: 40% of Africans lack access to water ~AfDB

by on August 27, 2020 0
African Development Bank (AfDB) on Thursday said over 40 percent of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa do not have access to clean water and are unable to heed the advice of health experts to wash their hands as a primary way to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The continental lender said that as... Read More

South Africa may produce continent’s first Covid-19 vaccine

by on August 27, 2020 0
South Africa may sign a deal to help produce a Covid-19 vaccine, potentially boosting access to immunization on a continent with limited manufacturing capacity, Bloomberg report on Thursday. The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, a global organization funding vaccine development, is considering the Cape Town-based Biovac Institute as a fill-finish site, according to Helen... Read More

Covid-19: Five outcomes of the work culture shift

by on August 26, 2020 0
By Elvis Eromosele “Remote work means employees can finally strive to get that balance – work-life-balance. With the elimination of commute time, this is finally looking a real possibility.” Anxiety over the future of work had hunted humans for eons. Conversations around working from home, creating work-life balance, and using technology to promote remote... Read More

UNICEF launches COVID-19 prevention animation project in Nigeria

by on August 24, 2020 0
UNICEF Nigeria has launched a COVID-19 prevention animation project in abid to help children understand how to protect themselves and their families from the coronavirus. The 90-second animated video – created by young people themselves – brings to life in a fun way the importance of handwashing, physical distancing and face mask wearing for... Read More

Lagos Health Commissioner, Abayomi contracts Covid-19

by on August 24, 2020 0
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi on Monday announced that he has contracted the coronavirus and proceed on 14-day self-isolation. In a tweet on his verified Twitter account, the commissioner who has been very active in the battle to contain the dreaded disease said he was obliged to make the incident public.... Read More

Why hospitals should stop using hydroxychloroquine for covid-19

by on August 22, 2020 0
Medical facilities and hospitals should stop using the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine altogether to treat Covid-19 patients, even if it’s in a clinical trial, according to new medical guidelines. In a revised guidelines, the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) toughening its stance against the use of the anti-malarial drug that’s been widely touted by... Read More

Nigeria to employ consultants for Covid-19 testing

by on August 20, 2020 0
Nigeria is considering partnerships between state governments and private firms to ramp up testing and tracing of coronavirus cases after international flights resume this month, the head of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said. Nigeria will reopen its airports for international flights from Aug. 29. They have been closed since March 23... Read More