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Replace striking doctors with corps members- Health Minister, Osagie Ehanire, instructs hospitals

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has directed the Chief Medical Directors and Managing Directors of the Federal tertiary hospitals to immediately replace striking resident doctors in their hospitals with consultants and doctors on the National Youth Service Corps. Resident doctors in Nigeria commenced an indefinite strike on Monday, September 7 over the Federal government’s failure […]

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Nigerian man battles with health officials trying to evacuate him to an isolation center (video)

A video showing a Nigerian man wrestling with health officials trying to evacuate him to an Isolation center for treatment has gone viral. The video shows the man resisting attempts by the health officials to evacuate him. The video has since gone viral but the place where it happened was not stated. Watch video below.

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Dubai returnees counter Lagos health commissioner, Akin Abayomi over claim of one of them dying from Coronavirus (video)

Some of the Nigerians who were recently evacuated back to the country from Dubai, have countered Lagos health commissioner, Akin Abayomi’s claim of one of them dying from Coronavirus. Recall that the health commissioner who announced the death of a 32-year-old man yesterday May 12, said the deceased was among those who were recently evacuated […]

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Lagos Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, debunks reports claiming he has tested positive for COVID-19

Lagos State commissioner for health Professor Akin Abayomi, has debunked reports claiming he has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus. Prof Abayomi had on Thursday May 7, announced via his Twitter handle that 10 associates of the Lagos State House in Marina had tested positive for the virus. Some reports claimed he was one of […]

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3,000 primary health workers deployed to Kano state after ‘mysterious deaths’

Secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha has disclosed that 3,000 primary healthcare workers have been deployed to Kano state to help in the fight against Coronavirus. The SGF disclosed this at the presidential task force briefing on Friday May 1, and he said the workers were put together by the United […]

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Plateau’s index case of Coronavirus arrived from Kano – Plateau health commissioner, Ninkong Ndam

Plateau state commissioner of health, Ninkong Ndam has disclosed that the state’s index case of Coronavirus is a 20-year-old lady identified as Hauwa Yakubu. Ndam who provided more details about the index case, said she arrived Plateau from Kano on April 17 and has been quarantined since her arrival. Her samples were taken and sent […]

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Over 40 Health workers have tested positive for COVID-19- Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has revealed that over 40 health workers have tested positive for Coronavirus in the country. The Minister disclosed this during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja today, April 23. Ehanire urged all health workers in the frontline of the COVID-19 fight, to always […]

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29-year-old pregnant Health worker dies of COVID-19 in Ekiti

Ekiti state has recorded its first COVID-19 death. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, who disclosed this at a press conference this afternoon, said the deceased died on Wednesday April 22, around 6:58 am at the Intensive Care Unit of Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido EkitI. According to Yaya-Kolade, the deceased was a Community […]

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Governor Sanwo-Olu increases Lagos health workers’ hazard allowance from N5,000 to N25,000

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has increased the hazard allowance of health workers in the state by 400 percent in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. The increment was made official in a circular signed by Hakeem Muri-Okuno, head of service in the state. It was further gathered that the increment is for the month of April […]

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Coronavirus: FG did not invite Chinese doctors to Nigeria – Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire has dismissed claims of the federal government inviting Chinese doctors to help in the fight against Coronavirus in the country. The Minister who made the clarification while appearing on Channels TV’s News at 10, said the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) brought in the doctors to help the […]

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Do not treat Coronavirus patients privately – Minister of Health, Ehanire Osagie warns health workers

The Minister of Health, Ehanire Osagie has warned health workers against treating suspected cases of Coronavirus privately. Osagie who said this at the Presidential Task Force daily media briefing on Friday April 10, directed all health workers to refer all cases to certified healthcare facilities for isolation and management. The Minister said; ”All medical practitioners, […]

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Coronavirus may be transmitted sexually – Minister of Health, Ehanire Osagie

According to the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire there is a high possibility of coronavirus being transmitted sexually. Ehanire said this during an emergency press briefing in Abuja on Thursday March 26. He said; “I believe that if a person is positive, the virus can be transmitted sexually.” There is however a lot of research […]

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Europe now epicentre of coronavirus pandemic – World Health Organization

The World Health Organization has warned that Europe has now become the “epicentre” of the world’s coronavirus pandemic. Speaking at a news conference in Geneva on Friday, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus noted out that the continent has reported more infections and deaths from COVID-19 than the combined rest of the world, apart from China. […]

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Coronavirus: Why we have not issued travel ban- Minister of Health Osagie Ehanire

Osagie Ehanire, Nigeria’s Minister of Health, has explained why the Federal government has not issued a travel ban in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. Speaking at a press conference in Abuja today March 13th, Ehanire said the Federal government is looking at the Economic impact the travel ban would have on Nigeria. He added […]

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Covid -19 : World Health Organization declares the coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic

The World Health Organization declared COVID-19 outbreak a global pandemic that has rapidly spread to more than 121,000 people from Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the United States. “In the past two weeks the number of cases outside China has increased thirteenfold and the number of affected countries has tripled,” WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros […]

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Breaking News : Ministry of health confirms first case of Coronavirus in Lagos

Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has confirmed the first case of Coronavirus also known as Covid-19 in Nigeria. Dr Ehanire confirmed the case in a statement issued in the early hours of Friday, February 28, 2020. According to the statement, the case involves an Italian citizen who works in Nigeria and just returned from […]

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