COVID-19 HERE TO STAY, EVERYONE COULD BE INFECTED – EXPERT

An infectious disease expert at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Lagos, Dr. Iorhen Akase has urged Nigerians to get vaccinated against COVID-19, warning that almost everyone would eventually get…

ENFORCE COMPULSORY VACCINATION FOR LG, STATE WORKERS, FG TELLS GOVs

The National Primary Healthcare Development Agency has urged state governments to step up mass vaccination against COVID-19 as part of moves to combat the virus. The agency, in its latest…

25 DIED OF COVID-19 IN FIVE DAYS, SAYS NCDC

The Africa Centre for Disease Control, on Thursday, said Nigeria had experienced a 249 per cent increase in new deaths as a result of COVID-19 just as a tally of…

2022 Grammy Awards postponed over COVID-19

The organization behind the Grammys on Wednesday postponed the music awards gala scheduled for January 31 due to “uncertainty surrounding the Omicron variant” of Covid-19 that has ripped through the…

FOURTH WAVE: SIX COVID-19 RELATED DEATHS, 670 NEW CASES REPORTED ACROSS 10 STATES, FCT

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Monday reported 670 new COVID-19 cases across 10 states and the Federal Capital Territory. The health agency also reported six additional COVID-19 related…

NIGERIANS ATTRIBUTING COUGH, CATARRH TO AA GENOTYPE MAY HAVE CONTRACTED OMICRON — EXPERTS

Health experts have dismissed the notion that Nigerians with the AA genotype are coming down with malaria because they are more prone to the health condition. According to the experts,…

COVID CLOUDS WORLD NEW YEAR PARTY

The world began ushering in 2022 on Friday after another tumultuous and pandemic-ridden year capped by new restrictions, soaring case numbers, and a slight glimmer of hope for better times…

AMIDST RISING COVID-19 INFECTIONS, 258 VACCINE SIDE EFFECT CASES RECORDED

Nigeria’s confirmed COVID-19 infection cases have surpassed 240,000. This is as Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states have reported no fewer than 258 cases of adverse effects following immunisation. The PUNCH…

COVID-19 CAN SPREAD TO HEART, BRAIN WITHIN DAYS, SURVIVE IN ORGANS FOR MONTHS – STUDY

A new study has revealed that coronavirus can spread to the heart and brain within days. As reported online by Dailymail, the study also indicated that the virus can survive…

WHO hopes COVID-19 ends in 2022 as 5.4 million die in 2 years

The World Health Organization (WHO) is hoping that the COVID-19 pandemic will end in 2022. Director General, Tedros Ghebreyesus expressed optimism at a press briefing on Wednesday. Coronavirus emerged in…