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Covid-19 sets HIV treatment and testing back

Testing for HIV at public health facilities declined 57% during the first month of lockdown instituted because of the Covid-19 pandemic in South...

UN chief urges total ban on nuclear weapons testing

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has renewed his call for a total ban on nuclear weapons testing. This came in a message to mark this...

COVID-19: Lagos Biobank handles over 5,000 private testing requests

Lagos Biobank, a digital platform developed by the Lagos State Government to meet the increasing demand for COVID-19 testing following the decentralisation of...

Ugandan prisons demand mass virus testing after 153 inmates infected

Ugandan prison authorities warned on Tuesday that mass-testing is needed for inmates of the country’s congested jails after 153 prisoners tested...

One of the most famous nudist colonies in Europe has reported a large outbreak...

One of the most famous nudist colonies in Europe has reported a large outbreak of Coronavirus with 100 people testing positive. French regional health...

‘Testing Cast And Crew Is Expensive’ – Mildred Okwo

Movie Producer, Mildred OkwoNollywood filmmaker, Mildred Okwo has decided to remind other filmmakers of the current global pandemic, COVID-19. She also emphasized the...

Gombe molecular lab begins testing for COVID-19

The Gombe State Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory has commenced testing for COVID-19. The lab which is located at the public health laboratory complex, Specialist Hospital,...

Nigeria’s new COVID-19 cases reduce for fourth consecutive week despite increased testing

For the fourth consecutive week, new coronavirus cases recorded in Nigeria have reduced despite increased testing. The consecutive reductions in new cases may suggest...

Yobe commences COVID-19 testing in 98-capacity Molecular Lab

Yobe State COVID-19 Committee on Prevention and Control has disclosed that the state has now commenced Coronavirus sample collection and testing as 67...

WHO scales up COVID-19, TB search with mobile testing in Kaduna communities

The World Health Organisation (WHO), Nigeria, has supported the screening of 2,306 persons for COVID-19 and 2,506 persons for Tuberculosis (TB), using Chest...

Russia’s coronavirus vaccine undergoes final testing

Russian Deputy Health Minister, Oleg Grinev, says a state laboratory vaccine for the novel coronavirus is undergoing final testing phase, expected to be...

Roche reports setback in testing arthritis drug for COVID-19

Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche has announced that its arthritis drug RoActemra has not proven to be effective against COVID-19 in clinical...

COVID-19 Testing: How Nigerian states are faring

The Nigerian government had on April 28 announced its target of testing at least two million people within the next three months. Chikwe Ihekweazu,...

COVID-19: Ekiti PDP sympathises with Fayemi for testing positive

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has sympathised with the State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, who just confirmed that he has...
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