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COVID: Pregnant women are encourage to get vaccinated to protect their lives and the unborn baby

Professor Sir Michael McBride, the Chief Medical Officer for Northern Ireland since 2006, has newly announced that the pregnant women should get vaccinated, he urged them as the spread of the Omicron variant continue to increase in Northern Ireland. Professor McBride reported that new research confirmed that pregnant women who contact Covid-19 during the pregnancy have a “far higher risk than having the vaccine”. He made this expression due to […]

todayJanuary 17, 2022 1

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Disappointment As Saudi Arabia Bans Flights From Nigeria

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has barred all flights from Nigeria effectively ending all hopes for those planning to attend the lesser hajj. Although the reason was not expressly stated, it said all non-citizens with history of travel to Nigeria would not be allowed into Saudi Arabia. This is according to a circular issued by the General Authority of Civil Aviation of Saudi Arabia dated December 8, 2021. In the […]

todayDecember 9, 2021 6

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43,000 people have been said to received wrong COVID test results in Britain

Not less than 43,000 people have been said to have receive wrong PCR COVID-19 test results in Britain, according to the UK Health Security Agency. The Agency said testing operations provided by Immensa Health Clinic at its laboratory in Wolverhampton have been suspended until further notice. “It has been suspended following an investigation into reports of people receiving negative PCR test results after they have previously tested positive on a […]

todayOctober 15, 2021 8

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COVID-19 third wave: Lagos State and seven others record 143 new cases.

Over 143 patients have tested positive for coronavirus in Lagos, Federal Capital Territory and five other states. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known, adding that announced one additional person also died of coronavirus-related complications. In its official website handle on Tuesday morning, NCDC said the total infections from the virus had risen to 169,678 as of July 19. On Monday, 203 cases were recorded in the country. […]

todayJuly 20, 2021 5

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Governor Sanwo-Olu appeals to residents once more to comply with Covid-19 protocol.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has pleaded with residents of the state to adhere strictly with the COVID-19 protocol, as the third wave of the pandemic is already raging in the country. According to the governor, the state has reopened it pandemic centres as new patients are being admitted daily, adding that red alert has been placed on Lagos, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and five other states by the […]

todayJuly 19, 2021 5

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COVID-19: 48 new cases of coronavirus infections detected in Nigeria

Without report from the country’s epicentre of the pandemic, Lagos State, Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 48 new coronavirus cases. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which gave the update on its Facebook page Tuesday night, however, did not state the reason why the update from Lagos was missing. The NCDC said the new infections were recorded in seven states and the Federal Capital Territory territory (FCT). The disease centre […]

todayJuly 16, 2021 7

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COVID-19: UNILAG shut down halls of residence, resorts into virtual learning.

As the third wave of Covid-19  keeps increasing in Lagos, The University of Lagos (UNILAG) deem it fit to release all its student ensure they keep safe. UNILAG has therefore directed its students to vacate the various halls of residence on campus with immediate effect. The institution’s Principal Assistant Registrar, Corporate Affairs, Mrs Nonye Oguama gave the directive in a statement on Wednesday in Lagos. “The move is to further check the spread […]

todayJuly 15, 2021 5

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Warning! Delta variant of COVID-19 discovered in Oyo state

The Oyo State Coronavirus Task Force has uncovered the Delta variant of the virus in the state. In a statement by Mr Taiwo Adisa, the Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Seyi Makinde, issued on behalf of the taskforce on Sunday 11/07/2021 in Ibadan, said the general public should be informed of the Delta variant of the virus in the state. Adisa said the State’s Incident Manager and coordinator of the […]

todayJuly 11, 2021 14

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WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION DISTRIBUTES 66 million doses of COVAX to Africa as outbreak cases tripled

Since the onset of the third wave of Covid-19 on 3rd of May 2021, different fresh cases have continued to occur in an increasing manner. Africa at large has started facing its worst pandemic week ever during the week ending 4th of July, 2021 with more than 251,000 new COVID-19 cases amounting to a 20 per cent increase over the previous week and a 12 percent jump from the January […]

todayJuly 9, 2021 10

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