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Doctor Contracts Covid-19 While Treating Infected Patients In Edo State

LAGOS APRIL 2ND (NEWSRANGERS)-The President of the National Association of Resident Doctors, Dr Aliyu Sokomba, has revealed that a doctor treating COVID-19 patients at the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Edo State, has been infected with the diseases. Sokomba said this on Thursday while on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme. He said six doctors had died […]

Coronavirus Cases Reach 1m Globally As Death Toll Hits Over 50,000

LAGOS APRIL 2ND (NEWSRANGERS)-More than 1 million people worldwide have confirmed cases of the coronavirus, according to the latest data. The gut-wrenching data from Johns Hopkins University also show a death toll topping 50,000. At 4 p.m. Thursday, 1,002,159 people were confirmed infected across the globe while 51,485 people have died. The US has more […]

Covid-19:Chinese City With 13m Population Pass Law Banning Eating Of Dogs, Cats, Others

LAGOS APRIL2ND (NEWSRANGERS)-A city in China has banned its residents from eating dog and cat meat with a groundbreaking new law in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Animal activists have demanded the Chinese government prohibit the consumption of pets for years, and the new accord is the first of its kind in the country.   […]

I’m ‘Simple Country Doctor’ Man Who Claimed To Have Cured 100s Of Covid-19 Patients Speaks

LAGOS APRIL 2ND (NEWSRANGERS)-Last month, residents of Kiryas Joel, a New York village of 35,000 Hasidic Jews roughly an hour’s drive from Manhattan, began hearing about a promising treatment for the coronavirus that had been rippling through their community. The source was Dr. Vladimir Zelenko, 46, a mild-mannered family doctor with offices near the village. […]

Covid-19: Panic As Commercial Driver Who Tested Positive Escapes From Isolation Centre

LAGOS APRIL 2ND (NEWSRANGERS)-A commercial driver who tested positive to the novel coronavirus has absconded fron an isolation centre in Niger state. A commercial driver who tested positive to coronavirus in Niger State has escaped from the isolation centre in Bida where he was being managed. Similarly, one of the returnees from Côte d’Ivoire, simply […]

12 Of 127 Cote d’Ivoire Returnees Test Positive To Coronavirus In Osun State

LAGOS APRIL 2ND (NEWSRANGERS)-Twelve of the 127 Osun State indigenes who returned to the state last week have tested positive to coronavirus, with state officials saying the figure is likely to increase as 80 other results are being expected. Seven buses brought the 127 Nigerians from Abidjan, Cote d’voire and they were intercepted by the […]

Coronavirus: Russia Flies Medical Supplies To US As Death Soar Over 5,000

LAGOS APRIL 2ND (NEWSRANGERS)-A Russian military transport plane is on its way to the US, carrying medical equipment and other supplies required to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The shipment, cited by many as a public relations coup for Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, began on Wednesday following a telephone conversation with US President Donald Trump forty-three […]

Dutch Recalls Fake Masks Imported From China As Spain Raises Concern Over Faulty Testy Kits

LAGOS APRIL 2ND (NEWSRANGERS)-Dutch officials have recalled tens of thousands of masks imported from China and distributed to hospitals battling the coronavirus outbreak because they do not meet quality standards.   They received a delivery of masks from a Chinese manufacturer on March 21, the health ministry said in a statement. The masks did not […]

Coronavirus: Health Workers Demand N100, 000 Allowance, Life Insurance Cover

LAGOS APRIL 2ND (NEWSRANGERS)-The Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals has told the Federal Government to pay health workers fighting the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) N100,000 special hazard allowance. The union also demanded life insurance cover for health workers. In a statement jointly signed by the National President of the union, Dr Obinna Ogbonna, and […]

Congo’s Former-President Yhombi-Opango Dies Of Coronavirus In Paris Hospital

LAGOS APRIL 1ST (NEWSRANGERS)-Jacques Joaquim Yhombi-Opango, former president of the Republic of the Congo, has died after contracting coronavirus, his family said. Yhombi-Opango died in a Paris hospital on Monday. He was 81. Yhombi-Opango was ill before he contracted the virus, his son told AFP news agency. He led Congo-Brazzaville from 1977 until he was toppled in 1979, […]

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