Friday, 30 October, 2020

Category: Health


Trials of the Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine in India will be backed by the government after a local company which has partnered with Russia for testing signed a cooperation agreement with the authorities. Dr. Reddy’s pharmaceutical company announced on Thursday Read more…


The men of the Rivers State Police Command have arrested two students of the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt, for alleged gang-raping a female student of the university. Parading the suspects before newsmen in Port Harcourt, the Read more…


The European director of the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned against using lockdowns to combat the novel coronavirus, arguing the policy is so bad for public health, it should be used only when “absolutely necessary.” During a Thursday briefing, Read more…


President Vladimir Putin announced on Wednesday that Russia has registered its second domestic Covid-19 vaccine, with a third already on the way. A phase-three trial, with 40,000 volunteers, is due to begin in the near future. In August, Russia was Read more…


Israel’s nationwide lockdown will be extended at least until Sunday as officials determine the next step toward reopening, despite warnings from the finance minister that the policy has pushed small firms to the brink of collapse. The country’s coronavirus cabinet Read more…


Portugal and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus, the Portuguese football federation announced on Tuesday. Ronaldo “is asymptomatic” and “will not play against Sweden” in Wednesday’s Nations League match, the federation said on its website. Ronaldo, 35, Read more…


Akwa Ibom State council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has pledged to support efforts at bringing sexual and gender-based violence to the fore of public discourse as part of its contributions to safer society. State NUJ Chairman, Amos Read more…


The Chairman Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC) of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH) Nnewi, Anambra State, Dr Joe Ugboaja has again called on affluent and public spirited individuals to come and partner with the health institution in her bid to Read more…


Alien enthusiasts are in a frenzy after peculiar footage appearing to capture a UFO flying past the International Space Station (ISS) was captured by a skywatcher and uploaded online. The curious video was uploaded on the popular space conspiracy YouTube Read more…


Anambra State Government says the sixtieth Independence Day free Medical outreach and Health awareness programme is one of its public-private partnership programmes towards promoting healthy living of the people. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Vincent Okpala stated this at the Read more…


After over two decades of inactivity, the permanent site of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH) Nnewi, Anambra State on Monday came to life as some departments of the health institution moved in. It was indeed an exciting experience for Read more…


Founder, Chief Executive Officer, GAL Parenting Place, Abimbola Olayinka, in this interview with Yetunde Oladeinde, speaks on her passion for childcare, her transition to professional parenting and how it impacts society. Tell us how your journey into parenting as your core Read more…