Researchers have developed a tool to assess wildlife markets for risks of zoonotic outbreaks. It can help governments decide on courses of action, with strict veterinary requirements potentially more effective than bans.
In this report, Jacqueline Ogor tells us more about how medical experts are helping to manage to Lupus as the world marks Lupus day
29 Aug 2020
Authorities are ordering farms to close after the novel respiratory virus broke out among the animals. The disease is bringing forward plans to wind down the industry in the country.
1 Aug 2020
The head of Germany's disease control agency has said negligence is to blame for a steady increase in COVID-19 cases in the country. Berlin is advising tourists not to travel to parts of Spain. Follow DW for the latest.
19 Apr 2020
In the light of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown order, kids are just about the most confused about what is going on and why they should be confined to staying indoors and away from school and their friends. With lots of questions and accompanying curiosity, the amazing guys at AntHill Studios have taken time out to break down COVID-19 for the little ones at home.
17 Apr 2020
President Donald Trump recently announced that the United States would temporarily cut off funding to the World Health Organization, stating that the organizations have failed in its basic duties and its response to the coronavirus outbreak.
11 Apr 2020
Many were looking forward to a loud and fun Easter celebration this year and couldn’t wait to organize one fun activity or the other but, due to the lockdown, Easter celebrations will be quiet this time around. Some people share how they feel about this year’s Easter with GuardianTV.
7 Apr 2020
The world is currently facing a coronavirus pandemic for which there is no cure and most countries have gone on lockdown, with some urging their citizens to practice social distancing as a way of curbing the virus' spread. But some individuals have been flouting the rules of the lockdown in their respective countries. GuardianTV presents how nations have handled these transgressions.
7 Apr 2020
A humble anti-malarial pill may be the answer to COVID-19. Despite caution over its effectiveness, African countries hope it will stem the disease's spread. Health systems are unprepared to handle the pandemic, with too few ventilators to treat patients if it spreads in the continent's densely populated poorer areas.
4 Apr 2020
On this week's Inside Stuff, Martin Oloja talks about recognising and working on the opportunities in the Covid-19 crisis.
4 Apr 2020
As of April 2, more than 200,000 patients have recovered from coronavirus infection, Nigeria has also recorded her share cases of discharged patients. Yes, many have lost their lives to the deadly virus, there some that are living proof that the virus is not necessarily a death sentence. Stay healthy, stay home, stay safe and don’t relent in observing the proper hygiene during this period.
3 Apr 2020
Pains of the lockdown across parts of the country especially Lagos State went a notch further as Lagosians reacted angrily to the coronavirus lockdown which is currently taking its toll on the once bobbling commercial capital of Nigeria.