2 passengers of coronavirus-infected ship die in Japan

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 20, 2020
Two passengers of a quarantined cruise ship in Japan have died after contracting a deadly coronavirus that has infected more than 600 people on the vessel, Japanese government officials said. The 87-year-old man and 84-year-old woman, both Japanese nationals, died Thursday, Japanese broadcaster NHK reported. They are the second and third people to die from […]

Three medical doctors stand trial for allegedly causing death of a three months old baby in Abuja

by Chuks Azotanion February 19, 2020
The Medical and Dental Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal, on Tuesday February 18th in Abuja, arraigned three medical doctors for their alleged roles in the death of three-month-old Peace Oluwole. The Nation reports that the medical practitioners, Dr. Iyoha Joseph, Dr. Obafemi Kuye and Dr. Mukaila Oyewunmi Oladipo, were accused of conducting themselves unprofessionally by administering unnecessary […]

Iran confirms its first two coronavirus cases

by Chuks Azotanion February 19, 2020
The Iranian health ministry has announced that preliminary tests on two suspected coronavirus cases have come back positive.  On Wednesday, the country’s health ministry, Kiyanoush Jahanpour, said that “since last two days, some suspected cases of the new coronavirus were found.” The cases were in the city of Qom and the patients have been put in […]