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COVID-19: Facemasks Now Optional In Public – FG

April 19, 2022

The Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 has promised to relax more restrictions caused by the pandemic. Read more about COVID-19 As the number of positive COVID-19 cases in Nigeria continues to drop, the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 has announced that the use of face masks in public places is henceforth optional and noted that … Continue reading COVID-19: Facemasks Now Optional In Public – FG

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What You Need To Know About The Omicron Variant

April 19, 2022

  The outbreak of Omicron, a variant of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, was announced in November 2021 by the World Health Organisation (WHO). This was just when the 4th wave of the COVID-19 was setting in. Because of the complex nature of the variant, scientists and microbiologists across the world have contributed to discussing what this … Continue reading What You Need To Know About The Omicron Variant

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COVID-19: Kaduna State Government Makes Vaccination Compulsory For Civil Servants

April 19, 2022

  In a bid to ensure that residents comply with COVID-19 vaccination, the government of Kaduna State has announced that all civil servants in the state must ensure they take the vaccines approved by the federal government before October 31, 2021. Read more about COVID-19 The Nasiru El-Rufai led government also disclosed that effective from … Continue reading COVID-19: Kaduna State Government Makes Vaccination Compulsory For Civil Servants

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COVID-19: Vaccination Is Not Compulsory For Civil Servants – FG

April 19, 2022

  Following criticisms that erupted after media reports revealed that starting from December 1, 2021, government workers without proof of COVID-19 vaccination will not be allowed entrance into their offices, the federal government has moved to clarify its stance on vaccination, debunking media reports. Read more about COVID-19 Dr Faisal Shuaib, the Executive Director of … Continue reading COVID-19: Vaccination Is Not Compulsory For Civil Servants – FG

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COVID-19: FG Makes It Compulsory For Civil Servants To Get The COVID-19 Vaccine

April 19, 2022

  As part of efforts to ensure a significant percentage of the Nigerian population is vaccinated against COVID-19, the federal government has made it compulsory for all civil servants on its payroll to take the vaccines approved by the government or risk being barred entrance into their offices. Read more about COVID-19 This information was … Continue reading COVID-19: FG Makes It Compulsory For Civil Servants To Get The COVID-19 Vaccine

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COVID-19 Delta Variant And What You Need To Know

April 19, 2022

  Delta variant originated in India as early as December and became dominant and worrisome in June 2021 globally. Read more about COVID-19 Why Is It A Variant? The DELTA VARIANT is a new strain that has emerged due to mutation in the virus genetic structure. Things You Need To Know About The DELTA Strain … Continue reading COVID-19 Delta Variant And What You Need To Know

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What You Should Know About The COVID-19 Delta Variant

April 19, 2022

  On July 9th, 2021, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control confirmed the first case of the COVID-19 Delta Variant. As with all viruses, this new variant presents symptoms different from those typical of COVID earlier in the pandemic. Read more about COVID-19 Experts have labelled the Delta variant as a more “formidable enemy” due to … Continue reading What You Should Know About The COVID-19 Delta Variant

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Healthcare Supply Chain Start-Ups In Africa Abound And Want To Support The COVID-19 Response

April 19, 2022

A new report by Salient Advisory calls for support to enable African healthtech innovators to accelerate impact and deliver at scale.  Healthcare consulting firm, Salient Advisory, has launched a health care report calling on donor agencies, governments and impact investors to accelerate the impact and scale of African health-tech innovators working in the supply chain. … Continue reading Healthcare Supply Chain Start-Ups In Africa Abound And Want To Support The COVID-19 Response

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COVID-19: FG Reintroduces Lockdown Measures

April 19, 2022

  In a bid to curtail the spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria, the federal government has reintroduced nationwide lockdown measures which commenced in the early hours (12am) of Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Read more about COVID-19 This information was made public on Monday, May 10, by Dr Mukhtar Mohammed, a member of the Presidential Steering … Continue reading COVID-19: FG Reintroduces Lockdown Measures

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COVID-19: NAFDAC Approves Pfizer Vaccine For Emergency Use In Nigeria

April 19, 2022

  In a live/zoom media briefing in Lagos on Friday, April 30, 2021, the Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Professor Mojisola Adeyeye, disclosed that the agency has approved the use of the Pfizer Biotech Vaccine in Nigeria for COVID-19, on an emergency use authorization basis. Read more … Continue reading COVID-19: NAFDAC Approves Pfizer Vaccine For Emergency Use In Nigeria

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How To Register Online And Take COVID-19 Vaccine

April 19, 2022

  Amidst the widespread scepticism and anxiety surrounding taking the COVID-19 vaccines in Nigeria, those who are very much interested in getting vaccinated have rarely been disposed to the resources that will make things easy for them. Read more about Tech To this effect, and to further make the process of getting the Vaccine simpler, … Continue reading How To Register Online And Take COVID-19 Vaccine

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5 Instrumental Nigerian Women In The Fight Against COVID-19

April 19, 2022

  More than 12 000 doctors, pharmacists, medical students and other health workers have offered their expertise and extra time to help curb the spread of the virus in Africa’s most populous country. Nigeria detected COVID-19 in late February 2020, becoming the first to do so in sub-Saharan Africa. Read more about COVID-19 Of these … Continue reading 5 Instrumental Nigerian Women In The Fight Against COVID-19

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Yusuf Bilesanmi Emerges African Prize For Engineering Top Contender

April 19, 2022

  Nigerian engineer, Yusuf Bilesanmi, who alongside his engineering team at the University of Loughborough created a low-cost ventilator for coronavirus patients, have emerged as one of the top contenders for this year’s (2021) Africa Prize for Engineering Innovations which is usually awarded by London’s Royal Academy of Engineering. Read more about COVID-19 The award … Continue reading Yusuf Bilesanmi Emerges African Prize For Engineering Top Contender

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5 Public Laboratories In Lagos State For COVID Testing

April 19, 2022

  With Nigeria now in the second wave of coronavirus infections, it is imperative for Nigerians to stay health-conscious and comply with preventive measures recommended by the WHO. It is also important to undergo COVID-19 once you feel the symptoms of the disease. Here are 5 public laboratories in Lagos approved by the Ministry of … Continue reading 5 Public Laboratories In Lagos State For COVID Testing

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Lagos State Governor Bans Gatherings Of More Than 50 People In The State

April 19, 2022

In a bid to improve measures aimed at curbing the second wave of COVID-19 in Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu during an official press briefing on Sunday, January 31, 2021, announced that indoor gatherings of more than 50 persons in the state have been banned. Governor Sanwo-Olu also disclosed that religious gatherings have been exempted … Continue reading Lagos State Governor Bans Gatherings Of More Than 50 People In The State

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4 More Accredited Private Laboratories For COVID-19 Testing In Lagos

April 19, 2022

  In a previous article, we reviewed a list of government accredited private centres for COVID testing in Lagos. These centres provide state-of-the-art services that deliver test results within 24-48 hours. Whether you plan to travel or have COVID-19 symptoms, you can book a COVID test at any of these centres. Read more about COVID-19 … Continue reading 4 More Accredited Private Laboratories For COVID-19 Testing In Lagos

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President Buhari Signs Law Sentencing COVID-19 Protocols Defaulters To Six Months Jail Term

April 19, 2022

  As government heightens measures aimed at fighting the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, President Muhammadu on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, signed a new law prescribing a jail term of six months for people found guilty of flouting COVID-19 rules/protocols. The law is a legal framework for prosecution of defaulters of COVID-19 protocols. It … Continue reading President Buhari Signs Law Sentencing COVID-19 Protocols Defaulters To Six Months Jail Term

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5 Accredited Private Laboratories For COVID-19 Testing In Lagos

April 19, 2022

  Are you in search of first-rate accredited centres for COVID-19 testing in Lagos? We’ve done the job for you by compiling a list of centres accredited by the NCDC for COVID-19 testing in Lagos. Whether you’re planning to travel or you are experiencing COVID symptoms, here are 5 test centres in Lagos where you … Continue reading 5 Accredited Private Laboratories For COVID-19 Testing In Lagos

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