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COVID-19: NNPC, Oil Industry Donate N11billion to Combat Coronavirus in Nigeria

… As Corporation Supports Uni. of Abuja Teaching Hospital With Medical Equipment The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), International Oil Companies (IOCs) as well as Independent Oil Companies in the Upstream and Downstream Sectors, have donated N11billion to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) as part of its support to combat the Coronavirus pandemic in… Read More »

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What every woman should know about sex during pregnancy

The beauty and healthiness of sex is often experience in a loving relationship. This fact cannot be denied in anyway whatsoever. However, there’s always a question that arises among partners whenever sex is being talked about. It is whether if it is good or safe to have sex during pregnancy? Is it okay and safe… Read More »

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Coronavirus: 8 Symptoms Everyone Should Look Out For

As of today, the new coronavirus has infected close to 472,381 people worldwide and a clearer picture of the various symptoms caused by the virus has emerged. The three most common symptoms seem to be fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Here’s more on each of those plus other, less common symptoms according to The… Read More »

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Hantavirus: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment And Prevention

Many are scrambling to the internet in search of knowledge about hantavirus following the death of a man from China’s Yunnan province. On Monday, the man tested positive for hantavirus and China’s Global Times tweeted that the man from Yunnan Province kicked the bucket while on his way back to Shandong Province. What is hantavirus? The first… Read More »

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What You Need To Know About Stroke

A stroke (or a cerebrovascular event) is a disease caused by disruption of blood supply to the brain. It results either from a stoppage of blood supply to a part of the brain due to a blockage in the vessels carrying oxygen and nutrients to the brain usually due to a clot (ischaemic stroke), or… Read More »

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US approves anti-malarial drug to treat coronavirus: Trump

The US has approved the anti-malarial drug chloroquine for use as a treatment against the new coronavirus, President Donald Trump said Thursday. “We’re going to be able to make that drug available almost immediately, and that’s where the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has been so great,” Trump told reporters. “They’ve gone through the approval… Read More »

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Africa must ‘wake up’ and ‘prepare for worst’ over virus – WHO

The head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday that while Africa so far had seen few cases of COVID-19, the continent should “prepare for the worst”. “Africa should wake up,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told journalists in a virtual news conference. Tedros said that to date, 233 cases of the new coronavirus had been registered… Read More »

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Here are the possible causes of eye colour

The longer your eyes are exposed to light, the more melanin pigments your irises produced. Naturally, eye colour change is due to the level of melanin in the body. Ever notice how a baby’s eyes sparkle, as does its skin? Well, the ever-enlarging database of science has added to its collection the reason why this… Read More »

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All You Need To Know About Breast Implants Illness

A woman’s body is delicate. It’s susceptible to health issues, puberty, ageing and most especially childbirth. This is why many women seek to enhance their bodies to maintain a good physique. With the advancement of science, specifically cosmetic surgery, it is now easy to achieve the desired body shape goal, without having to pad up… Read More »