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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...

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I feel stuck, says man who tested positive for COVID-19 thrice yet remains asymptomatic

Benson’s life seems to have stagnated as doctors advised him to continue to self-isolate after he tested positive for COVID-19 thrice, yet without any symptom to confirm the diagnoses. TESSY IGOMU reports On January 18, Benson came down with bouts of fever and went for a malaria test that turned out to be positive. Amid...

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Nigeria may not get COVID-19 vaccine –Physician

Tessy Igomu As Nigeria awaits the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines, a public health physician, Dr. Tuyi Mebawondu, says the country may not get any of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines. According to Mebawondu, over 60 per cent of vaccines produced have already been bought by western countries through advanced purchase agreements that give them automatic […] Read Full Story