Anambra Records First COVID-19 Death

  Anambra State Government has confirmed its first COVID-19 related death in the state. The deceased is a 66-year-old man who was among the 10 confirmed positive cases in the state. The State Governor, Willie…

Saudi Arabia To End COVID-19 Curfew Next Month

A picture taken on March 26, 2020, shows Saudi policemen manning a checkpoint on King Fahd road in the capital Riyadh, after the Kingdom began implementing an 11-hour nationwide curfew, on the day of an…

Kogi Govt Purchases 5,000 Testing Kits To Maintain…

  The Kogi State Government has acquired over 5,000 testing kits to ensure the state maintains its zero cases in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The State Commissioner for Information and Communication Kingsley Fanwo…

Dutch PM Didn’t See Dying Mother Due To…

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte holds documents during a parliamentary debate on the coronavirus crisis (COVID-19), in The Hague, on May 20, 2020. Bart MAAT / ANP / AFP  Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte was…

Thailand Conducts Tests On Monkeys In Search Of…

This picture taken on May 23, 2020 shows a laboratory monkey interacting with employees in the breeding centre for cynomolgus macaques (longtail macaques) at the National Primate Research Center of Thailand at Chulalongkorn University in…

Lagos Discharges 31 Recovered COVID-19 Patients

Babajide Sanwo-Olu  Lagos state has discharged another 31 COVID-19 patients after successful treatment. The state’s Ministry of Health confirmed this in a tweet via its official handle on Sunday. Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu also confirmed the…

Bournemouth Player Tests Positive For COVID-19

Miguel MEDINA / AFP.  An unnamed Bournemouth player has tested positive for coronavirus, the Premier League club announced Sunday, becoming the eighth case involving an English top-flight side. Bournemouth added the player’s identity would not…

When COVID-19 is a joke: Stand-up comedy versus…

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) “Was that a stinky DD coming from a big giraffe? It’s definitely not coming from our 14 different pooper dooper locations!” Moments after stand-up comedian Meg Stalter drops this…

Nigeria Marks Eid-El-Fitr Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Some Muslims gather at a praying ground in Katsina State in commemoration of the Eid-El-Fitr on May 24, 2020.    Muslims in Nigeria have joined their counterparts around the world to mark the Eid-El-Fitr as…

Nigeria Records 265 New Cases Of COVID-19, Total…

A graphic published by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on May 23, 2020, displaying the nation’s COVID-19 statistics.  Nigeria has recorded 265 new cases of the novel coronavirus, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control…

45 More Recovered COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Lagos

A file photo of the Commissioner for Health in Lagos, Professor Akin Abayomi. Photo: Twitter-@ProfAkinAbayomi  Forty-five more persons in Lagos State have recovered from the coronavirus and have been discharged from isolation centres. According to…

Eid-El-Fitr: Keep Your Spirits Up In Spite Of…

A file photo of President Muhammadu Buhari. Photo: Twitter-@FMICNigeria  President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Muslims to keep their spirits up in spite of the COVID-19. According to him, the pandemic caught the world off guard…

Results from the remdesivir COVID-19 trial are out,…

Enlarge / Treatment with the antiviral drug remdesivir shortens the recovery time for patients with COVID-19. (credit: digicomphoto/Getty Images) On Friday, some good news in the fight against SARS-CoV-2 was published in The New England…

Tug-of-War: Disney Streaming vs. COVID-19

Clearly, COVID-19 has been very damaging with an unquantifiable impact across Disney’s (DIS) business segments. Disney has had to shutter all of its worldwide Parks and Resorts. ESPN has been hit with the cancellation of…