Tag: Medical

1.3 million Nigerians with HIV on treatment -NACA

Eniola Akinkuotu , AbujaThe National Agency for the Control of AIDS says 1 , 354 , 314 out of the…

Israeli Economy Reopening Following Coronavirus Shutdown

JERUSALEM – Israel has reopened many schools, malls and gyms that were closed for several weeks. Some venues, however, are…

Russia Detects First Case of Avian Flu Strain in Humans, Alerts WHO

MOSCOW – Russia said Saturday that its scientists had detected the world’s first case of transmission of the H5N8 strain…

Africa’s Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 100,000

The coronavirus death toll on the African continent surpassed 100,000 on Friday, as African countries struggled to obtain vaccines to…

PATIENTS SUFFER AS ONDO MEDICAL DOCTORS STRIKE EXTENDS

Patients seeking medical attention in Ondo State have resorted to travelling to neighboring states or visiting private hospitals to get…

New Car Smell’ Is The Scent of Carcinogens, And Even Short Trips May Overexpose Us

  The average American spends almost one hour each day commuting to work, a number that adds up quickly. Now, research has…

Another new coronavirus variant seen in the UK

Scientists have identified another new variant of coronavirus in the UK with some potentially troubling mutations.B.1.525 appears similar to the…

Covid: WHO says ‘extremely unlikely’ virus leaked from lab in China

International experts investigating the origins of Covid-19 have all but dismissed a theory that the virus came from a laboratory…

South African Strain: AstraZeneca Vaccine Fails to Prevent Mild And Moderate Cases

The Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine fails to prevent mild and moderate cases of the South African coronavirus strain, researchers said Sunday. The University of…

Can Moms Transfer COVID-19 Immunity to Their Newborns?

If a woman catches COVID-19 during pregnancy, can her baby pick up any immunity to the virus in the womb? Early data hint that…