We don’t have coronavirus, says Reps spokesperson
26 March 2020 | 6:55 am
The Spokesman for the House of Representatives, Rep. Benjamin Kalu (APC-Abia) on Tuesday said no member of the House has so far been infected by Covid-19 virus.
3 Jul 2022
The two pathogens that cause monkeypox and COVID-19 have a few things in common, but there are also many differences – especially when it comes to ease of transmission.
10 Jul 2022
New research suggests that monkeypox is mutating surprisingly fast in Europe and North America. The study shows how little we know about the virus.
16 Jul 2022
The COVID-19 variant Omicron BA.5 has the ability to reinfect people within weeks of contracting the virus, experts have warned. BA.5 is currently outpacing other variants in infection and is the dominant strain in the US and abroad. "What we are seeing is an increasing number of people who have been infected with BA.2 and then becoming infected after four weeks," Andrew Roberston, Chief Health Officer In Western Australia.
18 Jul 2022
German hospitals are struggling as beds fill up and nursing staff falls ill with COVID. Even freshly trained health care workers complain about unsustainable levels of stress and worsening conditions.
23 Jul 2022
Ghana has officially confirmed two cases of the Marburg virus, a highly infectious disease similar to Ebola, its health service said on Sunday, after two people who later died tested positive for the virus earlier this month.
22 Jul 2022
United States of America's President, Joe Biden has tested positive for COVID-19. White House press secretary, Karine Jean-Pierre, disclosed in a statement, noting that the 79-year-old president is experiencing “very mild symptoms.” Biden is fully vaccinated with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine
4 Aug 2022
The death may mark the fourth monkeypox-related fatality since the outbreak began in May. The cause of the death is still being investigated.
4 Aug 2022
A child has become the latest victim of Ghana's first ever outbreak of the deadly Marburg virus, the World Health Organization has said.
German leaders are debating how to deal with a potential increase in coronavirus infections once the colder months begin. But COVID plans are controversial. DW's Thomas Sparrow has the details.
The World Health Organization (WHO) found that roughly 10% to 20% of Europeans who recovered from COVID-19 suffered from long-term health effects such as fatigue, breathlessness and cognitive dysfunction.
Viruses can be fatal, but some viruses can in fact be life-sustaining. The SARS-CoV-2 virus has killed large numbers of people during the current pandemic. But humans wouldn’t exist without viruses. How can they benefit us?
US President Joe Biden's claim in a TV interview that "the pandemic is over" has triggered a sell-off, wiping over $10 billion off the market value of the main Covid-19 vaccine makers. Investors are worried about public apathy towards Covid and the resulting impact on demand for vaccines and boosters.
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NBA referees have admitted to making a "gut-wrenching" error in the LA Lakers recent game against the Boston Celtics. LeBron James drove in for a layup and was hit on the arm by Jason Taylor but referees didn't call a foul, leading to overtime and a 125-121 defeat.
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More bodies were recovered overnight, and rescue operations are still ongoing. Most of the victims were police officers.
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Ukraine expects Russia to launch a military offensive on or around the anniversary of its invasion on February 24. Olaf Scholz defends his tank delivery decision.
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Afghanistan is seeing its coldest winter in 15 years, with temperatures as low as -33 degrees Celsius. The country is also dealing with a major hunger crisis.
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The Haitian government is under mounting pressure amid violent protests by police who accuse interim Prime Minister Ariel Henry of inaction. The UN is considering sending troops to stabilize the nation in crisis.