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British Prime Minister  Boris Johnson Says Tests Positive For Coronavirus

  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has in a dramatic style announced he is suffering from coronavirus. Johnson said he had tested positive for the disease as the outbreak spreads across the country.He insisted he has ‘mild’ symptoms’, and will be...

US Embassy, State Department Scramble to Arrange Flights For Stranded Citizens in Nigeria

  The United State's Mission in Nigeria has urged all citizens stranded in the country to enroll in the Smart traveler Program to get up to date information about special flights to take them home. The U.S Embassy Thursday sent out...

US offers $15m for arrest of Venezuela’s president Maduro, indicts him on drug trafficking charges

  Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro has been charged with federal drug trafficking crimes as part of a far reaching U.S. investigation stretching from New York to Florida, U.S officials said Thursday. Attorney General William Barr announced the extraordinary action Thursday, saying...

Anyone caught intentionally spreading coronavirus would be charged as terrorist

  People who intentionally spread the coronavirus could face criminal charges under U.S federal terrorism laws, the Justice Department’s No. 2 official has revealed. A particular video, which Per Second News won’t share here, gained some international attention showing a man...

Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

  The prince of Wales has been infected by the coronavirus. A spokesman for Clarence House, the official residence of Prince Charles, confirmed in a statement that the 71-year-old royal has been diagnosed with the COVID-19 disease. Charles, Queen Elizabeth II's eldest...

UAE shuts down newspapers, all print publications

  The United Arab Emirates (UAE) said the UAE National Media Council has decided to temporarily stop the distribution of all newspapers, magazines and marketing material with effect from March 24 to stop the spread of coronavirus. The measure is part...

Coronavirus patient says chloroquine saved his life

  A  U.S citizen based in Florida diagnosed with coronavirus claims he was saved from certain death by an anti-malaria drug touted as a possible treatment by President Donald Trump. “I was at the point where I was barely able to...

Coronavirus: We no longer help those over 60, doctors in Italy say

  Doctors in Parma, Italy,  currently working to save lives revealed that things are only getting worse as the number of patients keeps growing. The instructions are not to offer access to artificial respiratory machines to patients over 60 as such...

Germany bans meetings of more than 2 people to slow coronavirus

  Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel has banned meetings of more than two people in efforts to control the spread of the coronavirus in the country. She is also mandating the closure of nonessential businesses. Speaking after meeting the leaders of Germany’s...

China says no new coronavirus case for  days

  China, the epic centre of covid-19, has reported no new local cases of the deadly coronavirus for a third consecutive day Saturday but confirmed the highest yet increase in infections from abroad. The rate of infection has been slowing for...
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The Day In Pictures: Buhari, minister of health and DG NCDC at the Villa

  President, Muhammadu Buhari Saturday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, met with the Minister of Health, Prof Osagie Ehanire, and...
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What triggered Akure explosion, by Gov. Akeredolu

  The multiple explosion which occurred about two kilometres to Akure Airport in the wee-hours of Saturday was triggered by a fire which ignited a...

Scores of Houses, Churches, Schools Others Destroyed As Bomb Explosion Rocks Akure

  In Akure, the Ondo State capital, scores of houses, churches, schools and others have been shattered by defeaning multiple explosions reportedly triggered by bombs...

Davido says his fiancé Chioma has coronavirus

  Music star Davido said Friday that his fiancé has tested positive for the coronavirus. He made the announcement on his Twitter page. Hey everyone ! I...

Epidemic of Fear: Addressing Misinformation and Panic in Infectious Disease Outbreaks – Dr. Oreh

  By Dr Adaeze Oreh A few weeks ago,Masaka,the last patient receiving treatment for Ebola, the deadly viral haemorrhagic disease was discharged in the Democratic Republic...