It Costs N400k To Treat One Coronavirus Patients – Reveals El-Rufai

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It Costs N400k To Treat One Coronavirus Patients – Reveals El-Rufai       Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has revealed that it costs over N400,000 to treat a coronavirus patient. Governor El-Rufai made the claim when he addressed traditional rulers in the state on ways to curb the spread of Covid-19 on Tuesday. The Governor said the State has to bear the cost of treatment of patients because many Nigerians cannot afford the bills. He explained, “Even though we’ve had very successful cases of treatment, Your Eminence, it…

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China Celebrates COVID-19 Success as Millions Around World Suffers

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China Celebrates COVID-19 Success as Millions Around World Suffers     China’s leaders held a triumphant ceremony to celebrate beating the coronavirus on Tuesday, as billions of people around the world still suffer the fallout from the pandemic and the global death toll nears 900,000. The upbeat mood in Beijing comes as concerns grow about a resurgence of Covid-19 across Europe, with France tightening restrictions, cases in Britain spiking and schools resuming around the region in recent days. Worldwide infections to date now stand at more than 27 million and…

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Study Shows Coronavirus Patients Still Suffer Lung Damage after Treatment

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Study Shows Coronavirus Patients Still Suffer Lung Damage after Treatment       Coronavirus patients admitted to the hospital still suffer lung damage three months after they are sent home, a study has shown. Most people’s conditions improve within six weeks but researchers found that some struggled with breathlessness and coughing for much longer. Researchers at different institutions in Austria’s Tyrolean region asked coronavirus patients who had been admitted to hospital to come back for evaluation six, 12 and 24 weeks after being discharged. At the time of their first…

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Painful! Woman Allegedly Dies From Childbirth Complications Two Days After Her Birthday

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Painful! Woman Allegedly Dies From Childbirth Complications Two Days After Her Birthday     A Nigerian woman identified as Roseline David has died from childbirth complications two days after her birthday. According to reports, the sad incident happened in Abuja. It was learnt that she celebrated her birthday on September 1st and died on September 3rd. Some of her friends  have taken to social media to mourn her untimely death.

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COVID-19: ‘Wear Mask During Sex To Save Yourself’ – Advises Canadian Top Doctor

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COVID-19: ‘Wear Mask During Sex To Save Yourself’ – Advises Canadian Top Doctor       Canada’s chief health public officer, Theresa Tam, has advised people to consider wearing face masks and skip kissing during sex to save themselves and prevent the spread of COVID-19. In a statement on Wednesday, the country’s lead medical doctor said sex in a pandemic like COVID-19 “can be complicated,” hence the need to take preventive measures. Tam urged people to first consider “yourself alone” as the best low risk solution to sexual activity during…

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Children Aged 12 And Above Should Wear Masks, Says WHO

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Children Aged 12 And Above Should Wear Masks, Says WHO     The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended that children aged 12 and above now use masks in the same situations as adults, as the use of face coverings helps stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The health agency made the recommendation in a COVID-19 guidance document it published via its website on Friday. It said children aged five years and under should not be required to wear masks, while children aged 6-11 should only wear masks under…

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Gov Sanwo-Olu’s CPS, Gboyega Akosile Beats COVID-19, Narrates his Experience

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Gov Sanwo-Olu’s CPS, Gboyega Akosile Beats COVID-19, Narrates his Experience     The chief press secretary to the Lagos State Governor, Gboyega Akosile on Thursday returned to work after defeating COVID-19. Gboyega who has been missing from work for weeks now shared the photos above showing him getting ready to begin work. He also shared how he felt having the virus and how his wife and driver also tested positive for the virus. His narration. ”Thank God I am back at my duty post! I returned to work yesterday, Wednesday,…

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COVID-19: ‘No Silver Bullet’ for Virus, WHO Warns, as Cases Top 18m

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COVID-19: ‘No Silver Bullet’ for Virus, WHO Warns, as Cases Top 18m     The World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday it had completed the groundwork in China to probe the origins of the new coronavirus — as it warned there might never be a “silver bullet” for COVID-19. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus urged governments and citizens to focus on known basic steps to suppress the pandemic, such as testing, contact tracing, maintaining physical distance and wearing a mask. “We all hope to have a number of effective vaccines…

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We Cannot Rule Out Airborne Transmission Of COVID-19 – NCDC DG Chikwe Ihekweazu

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We Cannot Rule Out Airborne Transmission Of COVID-19 – NCDC DG Chikwe Ihekweazu     The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, has disclosed that there are possibilities that coronavirus (COVID-19) can be transmitted through the air. The agency boss disclosed this on Monday at the briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, attributed it to new evidence. According to him, the disease is believed to only be transmittable through droplets that emanate from the nose and the mouth and fall to the ground.…

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Recovered COVID-19 Patients May Lose Immunity Within Months – Research Shows

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Recovered COVID-19 Patients May Lose Immunity Within Months – Research Shows     Patients who recover from coronavirus infections may lose their immunity to reinfection within months, according to research released on Monday that experts said could have a “significant” influence on how governments manage the pandemic. In the first study of its kind, a team led by researchers from King’s College London examined the levels of antibodies in more than 90 confirmed virus patients and how they changed over time. Blood tests showed even individuals with only mild COVID-19…

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