Nigerian universities’ scientists discover vaccine for COVID-19

Nigerian Universities’ Scientists, under the aegis of COVID-19 Research Group, on Friday announced the discovery of a vaccine for the prevention of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Addressing a news conference on Friday at Adeleke University, Ede, in Osun state, Dr Oladipo Kolawole, Leader of the team, said the vaccine was being developed locally in Africa for […]

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WHO okays dexamethasone for treating chronic COVID-19 cases

Nigeria ready for global action against disease, says Buhari The World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday endorsed dexamethasone as ‘cure’ drug for saving lives of critically ill coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients. Dexamethasone is a breakthrough in the global race to discover a safe and effective drug for treatment and prevention of the disease. The WHO welcomed […]

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‘Biodiversity protection key to post-COVID-19 recovery’

In a bid to recover greener and better planet for the people, the Minister of State for Environment, Mrs Sharon Ikeazor has stressed the need for stakeholders in the sector and Nigerians to stay on track with the climate targets. She stated this during a webinar to commemorate the International day for biodiversity 2020, themed […]

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Madagascar President Rajoelina, WHO DG meet

Madagascan President, Andry Rajoelina, on Wednesday, held a virtual meeting with the Director-General of the World Health Organisation, Tedros Ghebreyesus, over COVID Organics. Rajoelina, who made this known via Twitter, said the United Nations specialised agency on global health expressed its support for the clinical observation of the ‘tonic’ touted as cure for coronavirus. He said, […]

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I’m ready to cure 10 COVID-19 patients free, don tells government

Kaduna-based COVID-19 cure researcher and professor of microbiology, Ayodele Israel Adeleye, has vowed to access any isolation centre, treat five patients on ventilators and same number of others that had been confirmed positive without wearing protective jacket during the exercise. He also pledged to carry out the treatment of the 10 persons free of charge […]

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I treated my COVID-19 with hydroxychloroquine – Doyin Okupe

A former Senior Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, on Public Affairs, Doyin Okupe, has said “hydroxychloroquine” was amongst the medications he used to recover from coronavirus. Okupe and his wife, Aduralere, were recently discharged after spending about two weeks in a COVID-19 isolation and treatment centre in Sagamu, Ogun State. “On the 23rd of […]

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Plant extract in Madagascar’s herb grows in Nigeria – FG

The Federal Government on Monday said the plant used for the herbal drug produced by the Republic of Madagascar for the prevention and cure of coronavirus (COVID-19), grows in the country. Nigeria’s consignment of the herbal drug is said to be in transit to Equatorial Guinea, from whence it will arrive the country in Abuja. […]

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