The spread of the coronavirus in Nigeria has affected nineteen states and the Federal Capital Territory Abuja. So far, only 17 out of 36 states in Nigeria, is free of the virus. The states are; Abia, Adamawa, Bayelsa, Borno, Cross River, Ebonyi, Gombe, Imo, Jigawa, Kebbi, Kogi, Nasarawa, Plateau, Sokoto, Taraba,...
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has stated that the ministry is currently verifying claims for the cure of Covid-19. He made this known in a press release after the ministry's quarterly management meeting with its agencies, Monday in Abuja According to the statement, the Minister said that...
The Senate said it has considered a bill seeking to give legislative backing for the establishment of the Federal College of Traditional, Complimentary and Alternate Medicine as an agency under the Federal Ministry of Health. A statement by the Special Assistant (Press) to President of the Senate, Ezrel Tabiowo said,...
In a bid to aid the treatment of Covid-19 patients in the country, India has donated Hydroxychloroquine and Other essential medicines to Nigeria. The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire disclosed this when the High Commissioner of India to Nigeria, H.E, Shri Abhay Thakur came to deliver 586 Cartons of...
The Minister of State for Health, Dr. Olorunnimbe Mamora has expressed concerns over the continuing spread of COVID-19 infection among health workers in the country, despite all efforts being made to curtail it. Dr. Mamora revealed his bewilderment at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 Press Briefing in Abuja...
Online Health Company Limited has launched a one-stop hospital for all through a telemedicine app called “Ohealth Odoctor “ that bridges the gap between health consultants and the public bringing both parties together on-air for effective health delivery. The recent and sudden effect of the COVID 19 pandemic has again...
Positive high-level results from an interim analysis of clinical trials of AZD1222 in the UK and Brazil showed the vaccine was highly effective in preventing COVID-19, the primary endpoint, and no hospitalisations or severe cases of the disease were reported in participants receiving the vaccine. There were a total...