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Lifesaving oxygen aid arrives in India as death toll hits new record

More emergency medical aid from foreign donors to alleviate a dire oxygen shortage arrived in India on Sunday, as Covid-19 deaths in the South Asian nation rose to a new record. India is setting almost-daily records for new infections and...

Comedienne, Ada Jesus, has died. She died in an Abuja hospital today April 21.

She suffered a cardiac arrest on Tuesday night, April 20 and was rushed to the ICU where the doctors monitored her. Sadly, she lost the battle to the kidney ailment she had been battling with on Wednesday, April 21. ...
Hyperbaric Medical Society, NIMR to Conduct Study on Aftermath of COVID-19 Infection on Underwater Divers

Hyperbaric Medical Society, NIMR to Conduct Study on Aftermath of COVID-19 Infection on Underwater...

The Hyperbaric Medical Practitioners Society of Nigeria (HMPSN) on Wednesday disclosed plans to partner with the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research  (NIMR) in a study that will determine the lung function of underwater divers who have survived COVID-19. President of the group, Dr Kayode Ogunleye...

Strike: Health workers shuts Primary Healthcare in Bayelsa

Health care centres in Bayelsa state have been shut down following an ongoing strike by members of the Medical and Health Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MHWUN). The strike has destabilized access to basic healthcare services like ante-natal for pregnant women and...

FG act tough, slams travel ban on 100 Nigerians for flouting Covid-19 protocols

The Presidential Taskforce for Covid-19 on Saturday slammed a six-month travel ban on 100 passengers who failed to undergo the compulsory COVID-19 test after their return to the country. According to PTF, the affected persons will not be allowed to...

COVID-19: Ilorin residents disregard safety measures

Some Ilorin residents have refused to comply to safety measures rolled out by the Kwara government to stem the second wave of COVID-19 in the state, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. On Wednesday, Dec. 23, the state government...

Covid-19: FIFA postpone U-20, U-17 World Cups

FIFA has postponed next 2021 U-20 World Cup in Indonesia and U-17 tournament in Peru until 2023 due to coronavirus. “The Covid-19 pandemic continues to present challenges for the hosting of international sporting events and to have a restrictive effect...

Panic as Man City’s Walker, Jesus test positive for COVID-19

Manchester City duo Kyle Walker and Gabriel Jesus have tested positive for the coronavirus, the club confirmed on Friday. In addition, two members of the club’s staff, whose identities have not been revealed, have also tested positive. Defender Walker and striker...

Covid-19: U.S. receives second vaccine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved second coronavirus vaccine produced by an American biotechnology company, Moderna. This will enable millions of Americans to be inoculated next week as the country battles second wave of the pandemic. Meanwhile, moderna’s...

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World’s first all-electric tugboat delivered with three more on the way

Navtek Naval Technologies has laid the groundwork for the future by designing and building the world’s first all-electric tug, while three more are waiting...

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