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Daily Archives: May 26, 2020

Coronavirus: Eleven states, FCT shun chloroquine clinical trial –NAFDAC

Coronavirus: Eleven states, FCT shun chloroquine clinical trial –NAFDAC

Weeks after the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control approved the use of chloroquine for the clinical trial treatment of the coronavirus disease, states affected by the wide-spreading virus have yet to signify interest to embrace the [...]

April 4, 2020 Health issues
Chinese medical team to arrive in Nigeria soon — Health minister

Chinese medical team to arrive in Nigeria soon — Health minister

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on Friday, said that Chinese doctors, nurses and medical experts would arrive in Nigeria in a few days to assist in the fight against COVID-19. The minister said this during a briefing of [...]

April 4, 2020 Health issues
FG asks INEC for 100 pick-up vans to trace contacts

FG asks INEC for 100 pick-up vans to trace contacts

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Friday said the Presidential Task Force had requested about 100 pick-up vans from the commission’s fleet to be deployed for contact tracing, surveillance/laboratory and infection prevention/control in six states and the Federal Capital Territory. [...]

April 4, 2020 Government and politics
door-to-door testing for COVID-19

South Africa rolls out door-to-door testing for COVID-19 lockdown

South African public healthcare workers dispersed into the buzzing streets of Johannesburg’s Yeoville neighbourhood on Friday as Africa’s worst virus-hit country rolled out mass door-to-door testing for COVID-19. Armed with screening questionnaires and testing kits, medics and volunteers set up [...]

April 4, 2020 Africa