COVID-19:Boris Johnson given oxygen moved to intensive care

The PM was given oxygen overnight but did not require a ventilator, according to a senior cabinet minister, speaking a day after the coronavirus-stricken prime minister was moved to a London hospital’s intensive care unit. Since Sunday evening, the prime minister has been in St Thomas’ Hospital, in London, as the country fights […]

COVID-19:Trump warns death rate close to ‘horrific point’ as top doctor speaks of ‘Pearl Harbor moment’

Donald Trump says the US is getting very close to the peak in terms of deaths “but from that point, things will start to change”. President Donald Trump has warned that the US will reach a “horrific point” in terms of death rates as one of the country’s top doctors […]

COVID-19:Africa faces ‘complete collapse of economies and livelihoods’ if spread is not controlled -UN

Africa is facing the “complete collapse of economies and livelihoods” unless the spread of cronavirus can be contained, UN official Ahunna Eziakonwa has warned. More than half of the continent’s 54 countries have imposed lockdowns, curfews, travel restrictions and other measures in a bid to prevent the local transmission of the virus. There are now more […]

COVID-19:Air Peace Rescues FG,delivers medical supplies from Turkey

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Air Peace on Sunday delivered the first batch of the Federal Government’s medical supplies to fight against the spread of Coronavirus pandemic and treatment of those infected. Its Chief Operating Officer, Mrs Toyin Olajide, said in a statement in Lagos that the medical supplies was carried by Air Peace aircraft […]

COVID-19:Pope Francis celebrates Palm Sunday without public in St. Peter’s

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is celebrating Palm Sunday Mass without the public, since the traditional ceremony in St. Peter’s Square was scrapped because of the coronavirus pandemic. Normally, tens of thousands of Romans, tourists and pilgrims, clutching olive tree branches or palm fronds would have flocked to an outdoor Mass led […]

COVID-19 :UN announces emergency response for North-East Nigeria

The United Nations in Nigeria on Tuesday declared it is taking emergency preparedness and response measures to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus to the most vulnerable crisis-affected people in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states. These measures also address immediate humanitarian consequences of the Coronavirus pandemic should it spread to north-east […]

COVID-19: Economy And Health Takes Center Stage As Trump And Putin Meets

President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin discussed plunging oil prices and the coronavirus pandemic on Monday, as Trump said Moscow is pressing for an end to US sanctions. The two “expressed serious concern regarding the scope of the spread of the coronavirus” and “discussed closer cooperation,” according […]

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