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Sympathisers Defied Social distancing Rule at Abba Kyari's Burial Photo

Edo has so far lost 27 to COVID-19, records 28 new cases – Obaseki

Insists on strict enforcement of regulations spelt out in gazette for political activities. The Edo State Government has announced two new deaths resulting from coronavirus (COVID-19) complications and the discharge of 16 more patients, who have tested negative to the virus and cleared from the state’s isolation centres. The state also recorded 28 new cases


To Decongest Morgues, Ondo Gives 30-days Window for Families to Bury their Dead

Following the congestion in mortuaries by non-coronavirus related corpses, Ondo State Government has ordered that burial can now take place in the state. Wahab Adegbenro, the State Commissioner for health who said this on Saturday, in Akure the State Capital, made it clear that such funerals must take place within the next 30 days, after which the

World Hand Hygiene Day, Photo

The World Celebrates Hand Hygiene Day

The World Health Organization, WHO celebrates the annual World Hand  Hygiene Day, on Tuesday, May 5, 2020. With the celebration, it aims to recognize nurses and midwives as front-line heroes who deserve acknowledgment and appreciation, and highlight their critical roles in infection prevention under the slogan,  “Save Lives, Clean your hands”. According to WHO,  the

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Antiviral Drug for COVID-19 Excites Ihekweazu, NCDC DG

Advises review of anti-quarantine law be put on hold The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Chikwe Ihekweazu, is excited about the prospect of an antiviral drug, Remdesivir, approved by the Food and Drug Administration, FDA, United States of America for the treatment of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19 which has been ravaging

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