Category: Wellness

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UK approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for public use

UK approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for public use

The UK has approved the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for public use. It is the first country to gives its nod to the temporary authorization for [...]
UK scientist invents face mask that kills 90 per cent COVID-19

UK scientist invents face mask that kills 90 per cent COVID-19

Gareth Cave, a scientist in Nottingham, has invented a face mask that kills more than 90% of flu and coronavirus. Cave, a scientist and nanotechnology [...]
Yellow fever death toll rises to 76 in Delta, Enugu and Bauchi

Yellow fever death toll rises to 76 in Delta, Enugu and Bauchi

A total of 76 deaths have been recorded from Yellow fever in three states. The cases were recorded between November 1 and November 11, 2020, in De [...]
New anti-retroviral therapy to prevent HIV in women in the works

New anti-retroviral therapy to prevent HIV in women in the works

A new anti-retroviral therapy cabotegravir could be a “game-changer” as a study shows it is many times more effective in preventing HIV in wom [...]
Strange disease kills dozens in Enugu

Strange disease kills dozens in Enugu

The Enugu State government has confirmed many deaths from a yet unidentified disease in Ette Uno and Umuopu in Igbo-Eze North Local Government A [...]
Mysterious disease linked to yellow fever kills 22 in Delta

Mysterious disease linked to yellow fever kills 22 in Delta

The Delta State government has conducted some tests to ascertain the mysterious deaths recorded in Ute-Okpu and Idumesa communities in Ika [...]
Three scientists receive Nobel Prize in Medicine for discovering Hepatitis C

Three scientists receive Nobel Prize in Medicine for discovering Hepatitis C

Three scientists; Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice have been awarded with the 2020 Nobel Prize in Medicine. The trio received the [...]
LASUTH commissions new holding bay/high care unit today

LASUTH commissions new holding bay/high care unit today

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu today commissioned a self-contained 20 bed holding bay and high care unit at the Lagos State Universi [...]
We’ve developed COVID-19 test kit that produces result within 40 minutes – FG

We’ve developed COVID-19 test kit that produces result within 40 minutes – FG

The federal government says it has developed a test kit — SARS-COV-2 Isothermal Molecular Assay (SIMA) — that enables rapid testing of COVID-19 with [...]
Two isolation centres in Abuja shut due to lack of patients

Two isolation centres in Abuja shut due to lack of patients

Authorities in Abuja have shut two of the four isolation centres that cater for coronavirus patients in the Nigerian capital. The isolation [...]
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