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Covid-19: 4 Antibody-Based Test Kits Fail Validation

Antibody-based test kits use serum samples to test for the presence of antibodies, the compounds rel…

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COVID-19 : What Those With Hypertension Should Know

“Similarly, current evidence does not support the theory that individuals with hypertension are more…

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Mothers Worry Over Delayed Children’s Vaccines

The space, which was usually filled to capacity and beyond in the days before the coronavirus saga, …

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Maintaining Essential Health Services: New Operational Guidance For The COVID-19 Context

New guidance from the World Health Organization will help countries keep essential health services r…

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How Hot Temperatures Slow Coronavirus Transmission, By Study

Scientists have confirmed that warmer temperatures moderately slow the transmission of coronavirus a…

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#Opinion: COVID-19, Ebola, Patent War To Come

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world continues to overlook the epidemic raging on in som…

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Madagascar’s COVID-Organics: Masterstroke Or Menace?

Africa, (still) the “dark continent” for many in the West; home of the guerrillas, the lions, the ch…

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Women Abusing Drugs At Risk Of Infertility – Gynaecologist

A Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Dr. Abosede Lewu, has urged young women to stop the abu…

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#WHO: COVID-19 Significantly Impacts Health Services For Noncommunicable Diseases

Prevention and treatment services for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) have been severely disrupted s…

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The More You Look, The Less You See: A Tale Of The Chinese Medical Team

A Chinese team arrived the country on April 8, 2020 to the condemmation of various bodies and groups…

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We Are Still Far From Universal Health Coverage - Dr. Faduyile

Dr. Francis Faduyile is the national president of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, which is th…

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HEALTH CARE: From One General Hospital To 20 In 21 Years In Anambra

By 1999 when the current democratic dispensation came into being, Anambra State had only one develop…

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What do the heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic need?

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended daily life for all of us and has remarkably highlighted the heroic…

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Coronavirus Hopes And Fears Centre On ‘Immunity’

Could exposure to the coronaviruses that cause the common cold help protect against COVID-19? Is her…

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Sickle Cell And The Unborn Child (II)

This is the second part of the story sent to me by an unborn child. The first part was published las…

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Ramping Up Nigeria’s Testing Capacity For COVID-19 With RDT

Today, globally there are over five million confirmed cases, over 300,000 deaths and luckily nearly …

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#OPINION: The ‘Mysterious’ Chinese Doctors And A Professor’s Response

Everything about it was shrouded in secrecy and seeming insincerity. At other times, it was grand eq…

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The Ripple Effect: How COVID-19 Is Sending Waves Across The Health System

The stories are beginning to sound the same and are coming from different parts of the country. A mo…

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#OPINION: Now The Enemy Has Come To Stay, What Next?

Based on the findings of scientific studies projecting the future course of COVID-19, the World Heal…

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Experts Lament Impact Of COVID0-19 On Humanity

Experts have described COVID-19 as a pandemic holding the world hostage, maiming people and decimati…

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