The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, made this known when he appeared before the Senate leadership to brief the lawmakers on the level of preparedness to tackle Coronavirus in Nigeria
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Moeti, in a statement posted on the organisation’s website, said Senegal reported its first case of COVID-19 on Monday, becoming the fourth African country to confirm the virus
He spoke against the backdrop of the rapid spread of the virus around the world, a situation some blame on governments’ failure in affected countries
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says one of its staff in Iran Country Office has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19).
His death comes as other top Iranian officials have contracted the virus
The WHO Director-General, Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, disclosed this on the agency’s Twitter handle: @WHO
The total number of deaths from the disease in mainland China reached 2,912, according to the National Health Commission, while four new deaths in South Korea brought the death toll in the country up to 22
The Ogun State Government and Lafarge Africa confirmed this development at the Lafarge facility during an on-the-spot-assessment by the host state government, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, World Health Organisation teams and the Industrial Director of Lafarge Plc
Their strategy includes posing as WHO representatives to solicit money or information from unsuspecting members of the public, the UN agency said on its website
Governor Dapo Abiodun, who disclosed this at a press conference on Friday evening, said the 28 people would be quarantined for the next 14 days
The global flu epidemic that originated in China has caused more than 2,700 deaths to date
The affected Chinese, who returned seven weeks ago from China to Nigeria, has been isolated
Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, NAFDAC Director-General, gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Abuja
Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, gave the warning on Saturday during the Emergency Ministerial meeting on COVID-19 organised by the African Union and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
His death comes as more medical personnel on the front lines of China’s battle against Covid-19 are falling ill with the disease
WHO Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, announced this at a news conference in Geneva at the conclusion of a two-day research and innovation forum on COVID-19
Ninety-seven deaths and 2,015 new infections were reported over a 24-hour interval in mainland China, according to the country’s National Health Commission
The World Health Organisation says no fewer than 1.35 million people die annually from road traffic accidents.
The world is facing a chronic shortage of gowns, masks, gloves and other protective equipment in the fight against a spreading coronavirus epidemic, World Health Organisation Chief Tedros Ghebreyesus said on Friday.
The World Health Organisation on Tuesday outlined ways to step-up cancer services for over seven million lives in low and middle-income countries across the world.