Covid-19: UK Owes Frontline Workers Debt Of Gratitude – Queen Elizabeth

4 weeks ago Dammylink 0
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has commended frontline workers for their efforts during the pandemic, expressing during her annual Christmas television broadcast how “moved” she was by the “quiet, indomitable spirit” shown by people over the last year. “Every year we herald the coming of Christmas by turning on the lights,” the Queen said, noting that this Read More

Covid-19: NCDC Records 1133 New Cases

4 weeks ago Dammylink 0
Nigeria Center for Disease Control on Wednesday recorded 1,133 fresh COVID-19 cases in the country. NCDC disclosed this on her Twitter handle, said the new COVID-19 cases were recorded in 17 states of the federation and Abuja. The breakdown of the figure on a state-by-state basis revealed that: Lagos (397), FCT (357), Kaduna (81), Plateau Read More

New Covid-19 Strain Likely More Transmissible and May Impact Children More Than Other Very, Says UK Scientists

1 month ago Dammylink 0
Scientists from the UK’s New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group (NERVTAG) say they are now “highly confident” the new variant of coronavirus is more infectious than others, with a “hint” that it could be more transmissible in children. According to NERVTAG, the new variant — which is believed to have originated in southeast Read More

Stop Seeking Overseas Medical Treatments – Ekiti First Lady, Bisi Fayemi Tells Nigerians

1 month ago Dammylink 0
The First Lady of Ekiti State, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has called on rich Nigerians to stop seeking medical treatments abroad, saying the multi-system Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH) can rival any hospital globally. Mrs Fayemi added that ABUTH was well equipped with personnel and instruments with indisputable capacity to offer quality healthcare delivery that Read More

I’ll Invoke No Work No Pay Rule If….. – Fayemi Warns Striking Doctors

6 months ago festus dada 0
Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has appealed to doctors under the aegis of National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners (NAGGMDP) to suspend their ongoing strike to prevent being forced to invoke the no work, no pay rule of the Trade Dispute Act. The doctors had on June 30 withdrawn their services, Read More

Nigerian Doctors To Begin Strike June 15 Amid Covid-19

8 months ago Victor Adeola 0
The National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria will commence a nationwide strike on Monday, June 15, 2020 amid the rising in covid-19 cases. Dr Aliyu Sokomba, National President of NARD, said this in an official letter with reference number NARD/SG 2019-2020/070620/246.Sokomba said the association found it necessary to take “the painful decision” following the Read More

Covid-19: Chloroquine Aids Recovery Of Six Patients, Says Commissioner For Health

9 months ago Victor Adeola 0
Bauchi State Commissioner for Health, Dr Aliyu Maigoro has said that the use of Chloroquine has aided the recovery of six covid-19 patients in the state including the state governor, Bala Mohammed. The Commissioner disclosed this while responding to questions from The NATION newspaper. He said he backed Governor Bala Mohammed on his stand on Read More

Ebola Returns As Coronavirus Death Toll Rises

10 months ago festus dada 0
Amid the global Coronavirus pandemic that has caused death of more than 100,000 people globally, the World Health Organization (WHO) Africa regional office in Congo Brazzaville has confirmed another case of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC). This was disclosed on Friday in the verified Twitter account of the World Health Organization @WHOAFRO that Read More