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Resumption Of International Flights: FG Says Only 3-Day Old #COVID19 Results Acceptable

by Seun Adeuyion September 4, 2020
International travelers in Nigeria have been told to obtain their COVID-19 results before flying in or out of Nigeria. Hadi Sirika, Minister of Aviation, who stated this, on Thursday at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja, assured that all preparations have been completed. The Minister said passengers must […]

[BREAKING] #COVID19: Lagos Commissioner For Health Recovers From Virus

by Seun Adeuyion August 31, 2020
Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotosho, on Monday disclosed that the state Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, has recovered from COVID-19. BREAKINGTIMES had reported that Abayomi, on August 24 announced that he tested positive for the virus. Announcing the Health Commissioner’s recovery, Omotosho tweeted: “It is with gratitude to God that I […]

DR Congo Announces Its Measles Epidemic Is Over

by Seun Adeuyion August 26, 2020
Democratic Republic of Congo has ended the world’s largest measles outbreak that has killed more than 7,000 children since it was declared 14 months ago. Congo’s response to the epidemic was hobbled by a health service suffering from decades of underfunding, mismanagement and war, but was also overshadowed by an Ebola outbreak in the east […]

JUST IN: African Region Declared Free Of Wild Polio

by Gerald Onwukaon August 25, 2020
The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently declared Africa as a continent free from wild polio virus as no cases have been recorded since 2016. The confirmation was made in a press statement that was jointly signed by the WHO Director General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and President of Rotary International, Holger Knaack. The Statement […]

Stop Consumption Of Apple, Blackcurrant Fruit Juice Imported From Australia – NAFDAC Warns Nigerians

by Gerald Onwukaon August 25, 2020
Nigerians have been warned by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), to stop with consumption of blackcurrant alongside organic apple that was imported from Australia. The caution was given by the agency’s Director General, Professor Moji Adeyeye, who explained that both products have been confirmed to be hazardous, and at […]

#COVID19: Usain Bolt Contracts Virus Days After Birthday Party

by Seun Adeuyion August 25, 2020
Jamaican sprinter, Usain Bolt, has contracted COVID-19 days after celebrating his 34th birthday. The party held in Jamaica on August 21 and hosted England player, Raheem Sterling, Bayer Leverkusen attacker, Leon Bailey and cricket legend Chris Gayle. It was said to have taken place without observance of COVID-19 protocols or even wearing a mask. Bolt […]