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Palestinian youths have launched a campaign on Twitter to show solidarity with China, reinforcing an international trend on social media to back China’s ongoing fight against the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pneumonia, known as COVID-19.
The House of Representatives on Wednesday called on all relevant ministries and agencies of government to as a matter national health emergency liaise with one another with a view to putting necessary measures in place so as to check any possible outbreak of the deadly coronavirus currently ravaging countries in southeast Asia.
The United States and Japan flew citizens out of the Chinese city at the epicenter of a new virus outbreak on Wednesday, as the death toll rose sharply to 132 and the first case appeared in the Middle East.
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.
The World Health Organisation’s Director-General has said he is confident in China’s ability to control and contain the spread of a new coronavirus, China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday.
The ability of the new coronavirus to spread is strengthening and infections could continue to rise, China’s National Health Commission said on Sunday, with nearly 2,000 people in China infected and 56 killed by the disease.
China’s central Hubei province, at the center of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, reported 13 new deaths caused by the new virus on January 25, state media CCTV reported on Sunday.
The Federal Government says it has developed pneumonia control strategy and implementation plan as part of renewed efforts to ensure survival and well-being of Nigerian children.
The latest cases bring to 45 the number of people who have contracted the illness, the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission said Saturday. Five are in serious condition, two died and 15 have been discharged. The others are in stable condition.
Chinese experts are investigating an outbreak of respiratory illness in the central city of Wuhan that some have likened to the 2002-2003 SARS epidemic.
The European Union (EU) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have treated 12,259 pregnant women and children below five years of age in Katagum local government area of Bauchi State in the last 15 months.
Residents of communities in Ganjuwa and Ningi local government areas have called on Bauchi state government to provide more support for EU-UNICEF sponsored medical outreaches in Hard-To-Reach communities for sustainable outcomes.
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Candidate in the 2019 General Elections, Mr Jimi Agbaje, has debunked allegations that he was a mole of the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the polls.
The Lagos State Government says it has placed the 63 people who had direct contact with index Lassa fever case under surveillance.
Manchester United coach, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has listed some attributes of ex-Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo.
It called on Distribution Companies in the country to improve on their financial and technical capacity to deliver or the government would intervene more directly to find solutions to darkness.
Scholes set the tempo throughout his career at Manchester United, Lampard scored ridiculous amounts of goals from midfield for Chelsea and Gerrard was captain fantastic during his time at Liverpool.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan has called on the nation’s heads of security agencies to tighten security at the National Assembly to avert any security breach.
Jamilu Collins scored an unfortunate own goal that condemned Paderborn to a 2-1 Bundesliga defeat to Hertha Berlin at the Benteler-Arena on Saturday afternoon.
Neymar has been named in the Paris Saint-Germain squad for Tuesday’s Champions League last-16 first leg at Borussia Dortmund, despite missing the French club’s last four games through injury.
MFM FC striker Kabiru Adeniji has vowed to get back to his scoring best in the second part of the 2019/2020 Nigeria professional football league season.
Liverpool looked to be “breaking up” when Philippe Coutinho left for Barcelona, says Diego Simeone, but the Atletico Madrid boss admits they have become “even stronger” without the Brazilian.