Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Coronavirus Found In Semen Of Young Men With COVID-19

vchal/Shutterstock Peter Ellis, University of Kent; Mark Wass, University of Kent, and Martin Michaelis, University of Kent We don’t know much about SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, but we are learning new things about it every day. The latest bit of the jigsaw puzzle comes from a small study conducted in China, which found SARS-CoV-2 RNA (the virus’s genetic ...

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Abba Kyari Dies Of Coronavirus

The Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari, is dead. He died on Friday at age 81. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, said the deceased died of COVID-19. Announcing Kyari’s death via his verified Twitter handle, @GarShehu, Shehu wrote, “The Presidency regrets to announce the passage of the Chief of Staff ...

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COVID-19 Has Exposed Our Naked And Empty Teaching Hospitals — ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities says the novel Coronavirus pandemic has exposed our naked and empty teaching hospitals. According to the body, it ordered its members, who are lecturers across universities, to embark on strike during the coronavirus pandemic because there would never be a time approved for such an action. The President, Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof. ...

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COVID-19: Passengers Stranded As Anambra, Delta Shut Niger Bridge

Anambra Government has announced the closure of the Onitsha end of the River Niger bridge following the shut down of Delta State borders. A statement from the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Solo Chukwulobelu, yesterday, directed security agencies to enforce the closure order. “Delta state has announced the closure of all its land borders with effect from Sunday,  March 29. ...

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Could Chloroquine Treat Coronavirus? 5 Questions Answered About A Promising, Problematic And Unproven Use For An Antimalarial Drug

An employee in Nantong, China, checks the production of chloroquine phosphate, an old drug for the treatment of malaria. Feature China/Barcroft Media via Getty Images Katherine Seley-Radtke, University of Maryland, Baltimore County An Arizona man died, and his wife was hospitalized, after taking a form of chloroquine, which President Trump has touted as an effective treatment for COVID-19. The couple ...

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Aisha Buhari Prays For Atiku’s Son Who Tested Positive For Coronavirus

Nigeria’s First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has joined other Nigerians in responding to news that the son of former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the 2019 election, and ex-Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has tested positive for coronavirus. In a tweet early Monday morning, shortly after the former Vice President sent out a tweet about his son’s diagnosis, the ...

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Coronavirus, Abule Ado Tragedy And Vanity Of Life

Casmir Igbokwe I attended their wedding late 2018 in Festac, Lagos. The bride was a first-class graduate and worked in an oil company. The groom was also an epitome of success in his business. Their parents were overjoyed that their only son and only daughter had finally settled down in life. But, penultimate Sunday, death ultimately settled Mr. Emmanuel Aniakor, from ...

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COVID-19: Catholic Church Places Restrictions On Public Masses, Easter Activities In Lagos

The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Alfred Adewale Martins, has placed restrictions  on public Masses and Easter activities in Lagos. He also instructed the Catholic faithful in Lagos to observe the social distance rule as stipulated by the Lagos State Government as a way of  curtailing the spread of the Coronavirus in the country. In a statement he issued today, Archbishop ...

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