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Park Service seeks attitudinal change toward wildlife to avoid diseases

Ibrahim Goni  Park Service seeks attitudinal change toward wildlife to avoid diseases Ibrahim Goni e1510071708582

The Conservator-General, National Park Service, Dr Ibrahim Goni, has called on the public to reduce excessive closeness and interaction with wildlife in order to curb some avoidable diseases including COVID-19. Alhaji Ibrahim Goni, Conservator-General of the National Parks Service Goni made the call in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 ...

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Covid-19: 1,739 foreigners evacuated through Lagos airport, says FAAN

Muritala Muhammud International Airport, Lagos  Covid-19: 1,739 foreigners evacuated through Lagos airport, says FAAN Muritala Muhammud International Airport Lagos

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says no fewer than 1,739 foreigners have been evacuated from Nigeria through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, since the evacuation exercise began about 10 days ago. Muritala Muhammud International Airport, Lagos Mrs Victoria Shin-Aba, the Regional Manager, South-West Airport of FAAN, made this known to journalists on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 in ...

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IPCC extends review of Working Group I Sixth Assessment Report draft

Masson-Delmotte Zhai  IPCC extends review of Working Group I Sixth Assessment Report draft Masson Delmotte Zhai

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has extended government and expert review of the second order draft of the Working Group I contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) by six weeks to allow reviewers more time in the light of disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Valérie Masson-Delmotte and Panmao Zhai, Co-Chairs of Working Group I The review, ...

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G20 urged to co-ordinate world response to COVID-19

G20 Osaka 2019  G20 urged to co-ordinate world response to COVID-19 G20 2019

A 165 leaders-strong international group including 92 former Presidents and Prime Ministers, along with current economic and health leaders in the developed and developing world, have come together to demand the creation of a G20 executive task force and an immediate global pledging conference which would approve and co-ordinate a multi-billion dollar coronavirus fighting fund. Leaders pose for a family ...

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Health Day: Professionals suggest ways to improve healthy living

Dr. Osagie Ehanire  Health Day: Professionals suggest ways to improve healthy living Osagie Ehanire

As the world marked the World Health Day on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, some  health sector professionals have highlighted tips that could be adopted for healthier living. Dr. Osagie Ehanire, Health Minister April 7 is marked annually as World Health  Day since its inception at the First Health Assembly in 1948 and its taking effect in 1950. The day is used to ...

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Worsening coronavirus symptoms force Boris Johnson to intensive care unit

Boris Johnson  Worsening coronavirus symptoms force Boris Johnson to intensive care unit boris johnson

UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, was moved to an intensive care unit on Monday, April 6, 2020 after his condition with coronavirus symptoms “worsened,” his office has said. Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Johnson, 55, was first admitted to St Thomas’ Hospital in London on Sunday evening for what he said were “routine tests,” adding that he was in ...

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German pharma coy working on blood-plasma-based Covid-19 drug

Blood plasma  German pharma coy working on blood-plasma-based Covid-19 drug Blood plasma

German pharmaceutical company Biotest said on Monday, April 6, 2020 that it is working on a new medication to treat Covid-19, the respiratory illness caused by the novel coronavirus, on the basis of blood plasma. Blood plasma Blood plasma is a yellowish liquid component of blood that holds the blood cells in whole blood in suspension. It is the liquid part of the blood that carries cells and proteins ...

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Lagos discharges two female coronavirus patients

Babajide Sanwo-Olu  Lagos discharges two female coronavirus patients Babajide Sanwo Olu

The Lagos State Government says an additional two female patients who had coronavirus disease have been discharged. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu said in a statement that the patients were discharged on Monday, April 6, 2020 after they  tested negative for two consecutive times. ”I have more great news for you from our Infectious Disease Hospital. ...

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Local governments are in the frontline of coronavirus response

Ikeja lagos  Local governments are in the frontline of coronavirus response ikeja e1501522038499

Local and regional governments are the front line in preparing and responding to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Along with health authorities and communities, it is the local and regional governments who will ensure that public services in cities and countries around the world continue to function properly throughout the response Oba Akran Avenue, in Ikeja Local Government Area of Lagos ...

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Edo confirms 11 Covid-19 cases, orders use of face mask

Godwin-Obaseki  Edo confirms 11 Covid-19 cases, orders use of face mask Godwin Obaseki

The Edo State Government of Nigeria says it has recorded two new cases of coronavirus making a total of 11 confirmed cases in the state. Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State Commissioner for Health, Dr Patrick Okundia, disclosed this while addressing newsmen in Benin City, the state capital, on Monday, April 6, 2020. “The fight against coronavirus disease has been ...

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