On March 30, 2020 President Muhammadu Buhari announced a sweeping quarantine for Lagos, Ogun and Abuja in a bid to slow down the spread of the dead [...]
A group of civil societies in Nigeria has urged the House of Representatives to hold both virtual and physical public hearing on the controversial infectious diseases bill.
While the coalition, consisting 65 CSOs, commended the House for bowing to pressure to subject the bill to a public hearin [...]
President of the Nigerian Medical Association NMA, Dr. Francis Faduyile, and a nephrologist, Prof. Babatunde Salako, say there is no definitive treatment for the treatment of the novel coronavirus.
Salako, who is also the director general of the Nigeria Institute for Medical Research, says that [...]
The nationwide lockdown resulting in factory shutdowns and border closures throw the condom industry into chaos, demand appears to be increasing than supply.
It was gathered that the global condom shortage [...]
There is no single food item that can prevent or cure coronavirus, at present, the Dietitians Association of Nigeria has said.
The association, however, said an adequate diet would help support the body’s immune system to fight infections.
It said its attention was drawn to several [...]
Health experts in frontline battle against Covid-19, have said that while the coronavirus pandemic presents a difficult situation globally, counterfeiters have used the situation to enrich themselves.
At an emergency press briefing in Abuja, the experts said that it was against the safety of fr [...]
The National Agency for Food and Drug, Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has alerted Nigerians on the circulation of fake chloroquine phosphate 250mg tablets.
In a statement issued in Abuja, the director-general of the agency, Mojisola Adeyeye, said the NAFDAC was notified by the World Health [...]
Over a week after President Muhammadu Buhari ordered a 14-day lockdown to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Lagos, Ogun and the FCT, almost all the states of the federation have hinged on the restriction order. With cases of infection towering at 210, concerns of further escalation a [...]
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