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More cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the past four weeks than in the first six months of the pandemic, the UN health agency chief told journalists on Friday as he launched a new report on the threat posed by antimicrobial resistance.
The Acting Secretary of the FCT Health and Human Services Secretariat, Dr Mohammed Kawu, has been discharged from the Asokoro District Hospital, Abuja, where he has been receiving treatment for COVID 19.
A Liverpool great, Kenny Dalglish, has tested positive for COVID-19 after he was admitted into a hospital for treatment of an infection, the club has said in a statement which it said was approved by the Dalglish family.
Countries around the world are closing borders and putting citizens under lockdown in a bid to contain the new coronavirus outbreak, labelled a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO).
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that two million children in Nigeria would risk death in the next decade unless more is done to fight pneumonia.
Some pharmacists have advised Nigerians to handle antibiotics with care by completing their prescribed dosage and avoid ingesting antibiotics without appropriate testing and prescription.
Since the discovery of Penicillin in 1928 by Alexander Fleming, antibiotics have continued to play a critical role in healthcare. Not only are they used to treat infections caused by various strains of bacteria, but they are also used to prevent bacterial infections during surgery and in the event of accidents.
The Senate has urged Federal Government to reposition the Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA) with a view to ensuring safety, security safeguards and physical protection of nuclear materials including hazardous waste in Nigeria.
A Professor of Ophthalmology, Adebukola Oshintelu, says regular intake of African native nut, bitter kola, helps to treat and manage glaucoma disease.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said India was the largest export market for Nigeria in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019 with a net worth of N744.9 billion.
The mass administration of antibiotics to villages in Niger led to a reduction of a childhood mortality, without apparently creating resistance to antibiotics so feared by public health experts, according to a study.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has denounced a newspaper report that 70 per cent of medicines in Nigeria were fake.
Brazilian football legend Pele, who has been in hospital in Paris, will return to c on Monday, his advisor told AFP on Saturday.
National Agency for Food, Drugs, Administration and Control, NAFDAC, yesterday, destroyed substandard, falsified and expired drugs and other related products estimated at over N400m in Nasarawa state.
The joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, on Monday called on the media to intensify advocacy through reportage of violence against women and girls to end the menace in the country.
Mr Tokunbo Abiru, APC’s candidate for the Lagos East bye-election, has said that quality representation at the National Assembly is an antidote to diverse national development and security challenges.
General Motors announced today that it is abandoning Donald Trump’s effort to take away California’s ability to set fuel efficiency standards. The company, along with Fiat Chrysler and Toyota, previously backed Trump’s efforts to roll back fuel efficiency standards.
The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, says the 2021 Appropriation Bill currently before the house will be passed before Dec. 31.
The Elder and major Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday affirmed the belief that it is the turn of the South East to produce President of Nigeria in 2023.
Mr Dan Manjang, Chairman, Publicity Committee of the 2020 edition of the National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST) holding in Jos, Plateau, says the contingents are undergoing tests for COVID-19 before participating in the festival.
The Lagos State Government has announced the closure of Abule railway level crossing along Apapa end between Saturday and Sunday for the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan Standard Guage rail project.
Troops on Saturday night successfully foiled an attack by armed bandits on communities in Sabon Birni general area of Igabi local government of Kaduna State.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola hit back at Tottenham's Jose Mourinho after he accused him of getting Raheem Sterling withdrawn from England duty under false pretences.
An All Progressives Congress Chieftain, Osita Okechukwu, has hailed the defection of Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi from the Peoples Democratic Party to the party, describing it as a welcome development.