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Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Kano: Only 16% ‘mysterious deaths’ are coronavirus related

The Kano State Investigative Panel on Mysterious Deaths has said that only 15.9 per cent of the recently recorded mysterious deaths in the state was COVID-19-related.
Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu has been Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) since the 15th of August 2016.

Coronavirus testing procedure iron-cast – NCDC chief

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has activated three additional laboratories, bringing the total number of laboratories in the country to 23.
12 members of Joint Health Sector who are working at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH), in Kano, have tested positive for COVID-19.

Another 12 health workers at Kano teaching hospital test positive for coronavirus

12 members of Joint Health Sector who are working at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH), in Kano, have tested positive for COVID-19.

Kano elders express concern over the efforts in combating coronavirus

A citizens and civil society initiative, “Kano against Covid-19” has expressed concern over the ongoing fight against the COVID 19 in the state.
The Kano State government has confirmed that the State’s Commissioner for Health, Dr Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa, was among the 22 patients that were discharged after testing negative for coronavirus (COVID-19).

Kano commissioner, 21 others discharged after testing negative for coronavirus

The Kano State government has confirmed that the State’s Commissioner for Health, Dr Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa, was among the 22 patients that were discharged after testing negative for coronavirus (COVID-19).
Nigeria has recorded 245 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 2,802. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on its website on Monday. 3

Kano confirmed coronavirus cases hit 427

The Ministry of Health in Kano said the state now has 427 confirmed Coronavirus cases.
Nigeria has recorded 245 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 2,802. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on its website on Monday. 2

18 nurses test positive to coronavirus in Kano

The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives on Wednesday revealed that no fewer than 18 Nurses have tested positive to the coronavirus disease in Kano.
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Kano governor appoints new Emir of Rano

The Kano State government has approved the appointment of the district head of Kibiya, Kabiru Inuwa, as the new Emir of Rano.
Sarkin Rano, Alh. Tafida Abubakar Ila [KNDG Media]

Emir of Rano Abubakar Tafida passes on

The Emir of Rano Emirate Council in Kano State, Amb. Abubakar Tafida, has died on Saturday in Kano.
Sarkin Rano, Alh. Tafida Abubakar Ila [KNDG Media]

Emir of Rano is sick but not related to coronavirus – officials

Officials of the Rano Emirate Council in Kano State has confirmed that the Emir of Rano, Dr Tafida Abubakar Ila II, is sick but not related to covid-19.
The Bayero University, Kano is to establish a Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing centre to check the spread of the pandemic, its Vice Chancellor, Prof. Yahuza Bello, has said.

Kano university fabricates ventilator machine

The Bayero University Kano (BUK), says it has invented a ventilator machine to enhance prevention and case management of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, who stated this yesterday during the daily briefing of the Taskforce, added that the federal government would also put in place measures to control the movement of nomadic herdsmen who go across the border in search of greener pastures for their cattle.

PTF: Nigerian government on top of situation in Kano

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has assured that the Federal Government is on top of the situation in Kano State.
The West African regional bloc, Ecowas, is choosing collective action to save its nearly Sh400 million people from the spiralling effects of the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19)

NCDC activates second coronavirus test centre in Kano

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has activated the eighteenth testing centre in Nigeria and the second molecular laboratory in Kano state.
A vaccine for COVID-19, the viral illness caused by the novel coronavirus, may be within reach sooner than many experts predicted.

NCDC: High coronavirus cases in Kano not surprising

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says it remains focused on the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria.
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Nigeria to increase coronavirus testing

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it remains focused on the fight against the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Nigeria.
Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu has been Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) since the 15th of August 2016.

NCDC: Why Kano recorded many coronavirus cases within two weeks

Kano recorded a high number of confirmed COVID-19 cases because of its densely populated nature, the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, has said.
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Senator Kwankwaso writes Presdent Buhari over ‘mysterious deaths’ in Kano

Worried by the waves of sudden deaths that hit Kano, the former governor, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal government to order an independent expert team to probe the cause of the deaths in the state.
The Bayero University, Kano is to establish a Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing centre to check the spread of the pandemic, its Vice Chancellor, Prof. Yahuza Bello, has said.

Kano university to establish coronavirus test centre

The Bayero University, Kano is to establish a Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing centre to check the spread of the pandemic, its Vice Chancellor, Prof. Yahuza Bello, has said.

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