It’s already one year since the first COVID-19 case was confirmed in Nigeria. A frontline worker shares his experience treating the sickest COVID-19 patients in the Intensive Care Unit. LARA ADEJORO reports Specialist Registrar/Associate Fellow in Anaesthesia & Critical Care at the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Edo State, Dr. Julian Ojebo, who has treated many […] Read Full Story
Dayo Ojerinde A six-year-old girl, Anuoluwapo Moses, has appealed to members of the public to assist her with funds that will enable her to go for surgery. Anuoluwapo who was diagnosed with congenital heart disease on December 11, 2019, would need N15m to travel abroad for the procedure. A letter from the Lagos University Teaching […] Read Full Story
COVID-19 can have adverse effects on children, says haematologist as research links rare immune disease to virus
Head of Haematology and Blood Transfusion at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Prof. Sulaimon Akanmu, saysCOVID-19 can have adverse effects on children, but that the number of those infected, so far, are limited because they have adaptive immunity. Akanmu spoke in reaction to a new research which links a rare immune disease in children...