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WHO Declares Coronavirus Global Health Emergency

WHO Declares Coronavirus Global Health Emergency

The chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Thursday that "the main reason for this declaration is not what is happening in China but what is happening in other countries." 

Coronavirus: China To Punish Officials Who Slack Off In Fighting

Coronavirus: China To Punish Officials Who Slack Off In Fighting

China’s anti-corruption watchdog said on Thursday it will severely punish officials who slack off on the job in fighting a new virus that is spreading across the country.

Coronavirus: Don’t Travel To China For Now, FG Urges Nigerians

Coronavirus: Don’t Travel To China For Now, FG Urges Nigerians

The Nigerian government has enjoined citizens planning to visit China to suspend the plan until further notice in view of the outbreak of Coronavirus in the world's most populous country.

Coronavirus: British Airways Suspends All Flights To China

Coronavirus: British Airways Suspends All Flights To China

British Airways has suspended all direct flights to and from mainland China after Britain warned against all but essential travel to the country due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Lassa Fever: Nigerian Govt Reveals Number Of People Killed

Lassa Fever: Nigerian Govt Reveals Number Of People Killed

The Nigerian government says at least 41 people have died as a result of Lassa fever in parts of the country since the beginning of 2020.

Lassa Fever: Plateau Confirms Seven Cases, No Death Recorded

Lassa Fever: Plateau Confirms Seven Cases, No Death Recorded

The Commissioner for Health in Plateau, Dr Ndam Lar, on Tuesday, said that the state had recorded seven confirmed cases of Lassa fever from November 2019 till date.

Apple Supply Chain Braces For Disruption From Coronavirus

Apple Supply Chain Braces For Disruption From Coronavirus

Apple Inc.’s China-centric manufacturing base is at risk of disruption after the Lunar New Year holiday as the company’s partners confront the coronavirus outbreak that has gripped the country and caused more than 100 deaths.

Coronavirus: How Nigerians Can Protect Themselves – Health Body

Coronavirus: How Nigerians Can Protect Themselves – Health Body

West African Health Organisation (WAHO) has advised Nigerians to frequently wash their hands with soap and water or clean them using alcohol-based sanitisers to avoid coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Fresh Update On Virus As WHO Official Meets Chinese Govt

Coronavirus: Fresh Update On Virus As WHO Official Meets Chinese Govt

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, says he will meet with Chinese government and health experts to contain the spread of coronavirus.

Lassa: Sokoto Mobilises Health Workers

Lassa: Sokoto Mobilises Health Workers

The government of Sokoto state, northwest Nigeria, says it is working towards taming the spread of Lassa fever.

Lassa Fever: FMC Kogi Confirms 3 Cases, Records 1 Death

Lassa Fever: FMC Kogi Confirms 3 Cases, Records 1 Death

The Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Lokoja in Kogi, has confirmed three cases of Lassa fever with one recorded death at the facility in the last one week, Concise News reports.

Lassa Fever: One Person Dies In Ogun

Lassa Fever: One Person Dies In Ogun

One person has lost his life in Ogun State following the recent Lassa fever outbreak in parts of the country.

Kaduna Govt Confirms Case Of Lassa Fever

Kaduna Govt Confirms Case Of Lassa Fever

The Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed that a 36-year-old man in Chikun Local Government Area of the state has tested positive to Lassa fever virus.

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