Category archives for: Health

Seven Dead, Sixty Infected As A New Virus, ‘SFTS’ Emerges In China

LAGOS AUGUST 6TH (NEWSRANGERS)-As the world is battling the COVID pandemic, reportedly originating from China, the country has now confirmed a new infectious disease caused by a tick-borne virus that has killed seven people and infected 60 others so far. More than 37 people in East China’s Jiangsu Province contracted with the SFTS Virus in […]

Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Slide Further To 288

LAGOS AUGUST 4TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Nigeria Monday reported 288 confirmed new cases of the deadly coronavirus, the first straight decline, to bring the tally in the country to 44, 129, with 20, 663 recoveries and 896 deaths (8 new). The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, said Lagos, the epicenter of the pandemic in the country, added […]

Fear Grips Abuja Residence Over Spike In COVID-19 Cases

LAGOS AUGUST 4TH (NEWSRANGERS)-More than four months after Nigeria recorded its case of COVID-19, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, has displaced Lagos as the leading city with the highest number of cases in the country. In the last three days, the FCT has consistently maintained the lead. Last Saturday, the nation’s capital recorded 130, […]

World Hepatitis Day: Obi Calls For Concerted Efforts Against Scourge, Increased Support For Sufferers

LAGOS JULY 31ST (NEWSRANGERS)-Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last elections, Mr Peter Obi, has called for unified efforts against the scourge of viral hepatitis, described as an inflammation of the liver that causes a range of health problems, including liver cancer. Obi who made the call through a message […]

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube Delete videos Dr Immanuel making Covid-19 Cure Claims

LAGOS JULY 29TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have deleted videos of a US-based physician Dr Stella Immanuel where she is seen claiming to have recorded a 100 per cent success rate in the treatment of coronavirus (COVID-19) using hydroxychloroquine. Immanuel is seen in the video shot in front of the United States Supreme Court with […]

Man Scams US Govt Of $4m In Covid-19 Relief Funds, Buys $318,000 Lamborghini

LAGOS JULY 29TH (NEWSRANGERS)-A   man from Florida has been arrested after being accused of fraudulently obtaining nearly $4 million from the Paycheck Protection Program and using part of the money to buy a $318,000 Lamborghini. The man, David T. Hines, 29, of Miami, was arrested Friday, July 24 and charged with one count of bank […]

2020 World Hepatitis Day: Finding The Missing Millions

By Dr.Abia Nzelu LAGOS JULY 28TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Every year, July 28 is marked as World Hepatitis Day (WHD). It is a day dedicated to increase the global awareness and understanding of viral hepatitis and the diseases that it causes. Viral hepatitis is inflammation of the liver caused by a group of viruses known as hepatitis A, […]

COVID-19: FG Orders All Civil Servants To Undergo Tests

LAGOS JULY 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Federal Government has directed civil servants to undergo COVID-19 tests as part of efforts to flatten the curve of the pandemic in the country. In a circular signed by Permanent Secretary, Service Welfare Officer, Evelyn Ngige, said provision has been made at THISDAY Dome, one of the isolation centres for COVID-19 […]

COVID-19: FG Orders NBC To Shut Down BBNaija TV Reality Show

LAGOS JULY 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Minister of Information and Culture, has asked the National Broadcasting Corporation Commission to halt the transmission of TV reality show, Big Brother Naija. The minister said the need to stop the reality show, which entered its fifth season on July 20, became imperative due to the coronavirus pandemic. On Wednesday, Acting […]

South African Restaurant Owners Protest Virus Lockdown Restrictions

LAGOS JULY 23RD (NEWSRANGERS)- South Africa restaurateurs protested on Wednesday against a coronavirus curfew and an alcohol ban that they said were wrecking their industry. President Cyril Ramaphosa imposed a lockdown in March, restricting movement and gatherings. He loosened some of the restrictions in June, allowing restaurants to reopen, initially for take-out and then for […]

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