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Experts who spoke at the sixth Lagos State University, LASU, Virtual Public Lecture have suggested the use of natural herbs and the consumption of natural food items that would help build the body’s immune system against contracting the Coronavirus disease. They also called for proper hydration of the body too. The lecture, which was titled […]

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and its partners are to build multi billion naira emergency and infectious diseases hospital in Katsina state. It is the latest in various interventions made by corporate organisations in recent times to curtail the spread of Corona virus pandemic due to the large number of positive cases recorded. The […]

On this year’s World No Tobacco Day, an Associate Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Dr. Olufunke Adeyeye has urged Nigerian celebrities to desist from endorsing tobacco products. Making this call at an event to commemorate the Day with the theme: “Protecting youth from industry manipulation and preventing them […]

The National Association of Resident Doctors, the umbrella body of all doctors working in government health facilities, has issued a notice of strike effective Monday, June 15, 2020. The association said the call to strike also includes doctors attending to COVID-19 patients and other emergencies. The National President of NARD, Dr Aliyu Sokomba, said this […]

The number of health workers who have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) has increased to 812. The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, disclosed this on Tuesday at the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 which held in Abuja. He explained that 29 officials of the NCDC […]

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