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Millions of Americans without health insurance should not have to pay for any Covid-19 treatment, the White House said on Friday in Washington.
The Presidency has urged Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, to stick to his field of expertise – English and Literature – instead of dabbling into the coronavirus disease and the legality of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 14-day lockdown order under the Quarantine Act.
The presidency has responded to Monday’s rebuke by Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka, who criticised President Muhammad Buhari’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, saying the president had been conspicuously absent as the virus gained a foothold across the country.
Countries around the world are increasingly adopting sweeping measures to stem the spread of the new coronavirus, including full lockdowns, shutting down airports, imposing travel restrictions and completely sealing their borders.
United States (US) President, Donald Trump, on Friday signed the $2.2 trillion (N827 trillion) financial stimulus package to cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States.
Apple today launched a website and a new app dedicated to COVID-19 screening. The resources offer an online screening tool, information about the disease, and some guidance on when to seek testing or emergency care.
Crude oil prices went up at trade opening on Wednesday with optimism that the $2 trillion aid package to stimulate the American economy would increase crude demand.
As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches into its second month and shows no signs of slowing, President Donald Trump has pushed to relax the restrictions on travel and movement that are, right now, the best hope for controlling the disease.
Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) on Tuesday slammed attempts by some in the media to create a rift between him and US President Donald Trump, saying that he “wish[ed] that would stop”.
The coronavirus death toll crossed 13,000 on Sunday as the disease swept across the globe, forcing over a billion people to remain at home and stretching governments and health workers to respond to the growing crisis.
US President Donald Trump on Saturday called for malaria drug chloroquine to be approved for use against the novel coronavirus.
US Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday that he and his wife would be tested for coronavirus after one of his office staffers contracted the illness.
New York and Illinois followed California Friday in locking down to stem the coronavirus pandemic as President Donald Trump declared the United States was already “winning” the war despite a rapid rise in confirmed cases and deaths.
“It’s been around for a long time, so we know if things don’t go as planned, it’s not going to killing anybody,” Trump told journalists at the White House Thursday.
The Trump administration pressed on Tuesday for the enactment of a $1 trillion stimulus package, possibly to include $1,000 direct payments to individual Americans, to blunt the economic pain from a coronavirus outbreak that has killed over 100 people in the country.
Google, Facebook and Amazon are using their size, reach and technological prowess to help Americans cope with the coronavirus crisis, an opportunity for Big Tech to counter a drumbeat of criticism in Washington.
CureVac, the German company working on a potential vaccine for the new coronavirus denied reports Monday that the Trump government offered it a mouth watering $1billion to own the vaccine exclusively.
Governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress under the aegis of Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF) have congratulated their national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, on the occasion of his 68th birthday.
The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force said the state has recorded another positive case, bringing to nine the total of positive cases in the state.
Williams, who played a young Barry Allen in eight episodes of The CW series, suddenly passed away on Thursday (April 2), the cause of his death has not been reported.
Several vehicles and tricycles were on Saturday impounded by the Abia State Joint Taskforce on Enforcement of lockdown over COVID-19 pandemic.g
Pink, 40, revealed Friday night that she had caught and recovered from a case of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.
The Lagos State Government has released the list of hotspots with the highest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed state governors to nominate doctors and nurses in their various domains for training on COVID-19.
Barcelona are set to let midfielder Ivan Rakitic leave the club for a fee of £17million this summer with Atletico Madrid leading the race for his signature, according to Marca.
President of the Nigeria Weightlifting Federation, Mohammed Yaya, has stated that the Federation is waiting for clarity and normalcy post-Covid-19 to set it to plan underway in order to get set for the Weightlifting Olympics qualification so as not to be caught napping when the Africa Weightlifting championship gets an official date.
Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), says the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pipeline along the axis at Mosan Bus Stop, Kakatin area, Ipaja, Lagos State, is leaking.