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  1. Nigeria World News

    World WHO warns coronavirus outbreak could soon reach every country in the world – CNBC Read more via CNBC – Get more World News
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Lagos records first case of Coronavirus in Nigeria – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    The Ministry of Health in Lagos State has confirmed its first case of the novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), incidentally the first in Nigeria and in West Africa since the outbreak in China in January 2020. This was contained in a statement released Friday morning by … Read more via...
  3. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Coronavirus: Pictures Of Screening Equipment For Travellers At Lagos Airport – Nairaland

    They have been spreading lies that there is no screening at our airports-COO... Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  4. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigeria confirms first case of coronavirus – health ministry – U.S.

    (Reuters) – Nigeria’s health ministry said on Friday it has confirmed a coronavirus case in Lagos state. "The case which was confirmed on 27/02/2020 … Read more via U.S. – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  5. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Health Minister Confirms First Case Of Coronavirus In Nigeria – Channels Television

    The Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed the first case of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nigeria. Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, confirmed the case in a statement issued in the early hours of Friday, February 28, 2020.... Read more via Channels Television –...
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Nigeria not prepared for coronavirus, Senate warns – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Despite assurances from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the Senate yesterday rejected the preventive measures being taken against the dreaded coronavirus (COVID-19) by the agency, describing them as poor.... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News –...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro No, African blood and black skin don’t ‘resist’ new coronavirus – Africa Check

    “Chinese doctors confirmed African blood genetic composition resist coronavirus after student cured,” reads the headline of 14 February 2020 article on the site... Read more via Africa Check – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  8. Nigeria World News

    World Coronavirus study pinpoints African nations’ vulnerabilities – France 24

    Egypt, Algeria and South Africa are at high risk of suffering from the deadly coronavirus, a study released Wednesday suggested. The Lancet medical journal reported that the three African countries were at particular risk because of higher levels of travel and trade with China, where … Read...
  9. Nigeria World News

    World Africa prepares for coronavirus – The Lancet

    With cases of novel coronavirus spreading worldwide, governments and institutions are getting ready for the first cases in Africa. Munyaradzi Makoni reports from Cape Town. On Jan 30, WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus declared that the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) epidemic...
  10. Nigeria World News

    World Coronavirus has ‘HIV-like mutation’ which allows it to attack human cells, scientists claim – Metro

    The coronavirus has an ‘HIV-like’ mutation which helps it to bind with human cells at a terrifyingly effective rate, Chinese scientists have claimed. A new study from Nankai University alleged that Covid-19’s ability to infect cells is up to 1,000 times more powerful than SARS, a coronavirus...
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigerian govt donates over N12million to Nigerians in China over Coronavirus –

    Following the spread of coronavirus in China and some Asian and African countries, the Nigerian government has donated the sum of 235,000 RMB (over N12million) to Nigerians living in Wuhan, the epidemic center of coronavirus in China... Read more via – Get...
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Magu shames EFCC, insists Coronavirus caused by corruption [Video] –

    The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has defended his claim that the deadly coronavirus is caused by corruption. Magu set the internet on fire when he made the statement during his speech at the Passing Out Parade of EFCC Detective Inspector Course 5 cadets...
  13. Nigeria World News

    World Some African countries at risk for the new coronavirus aren’t prepared – The Verge

    A handful of countries in Africa are at a high risk of importing the new coronavirus because of the volume of air traffic between those countries and China, a new model shows. But some aren’t well-prepared to deal with infections if they arrive.... Read more via “nigeria” – Google News –...
  14. Nigeria Business News

    Business Coronavirus delaying reconstruction of Ibom Science Park — Akwa Ibom govt – Vanguard News

    Akwa Ibom State Government has said that the actual commencement of reconstruction work on Ibom Blue Sea Science and Technology Park project had been delayed following the outbreak of the Coronavirus disease. The state Commissioner for Science and Technology, in charge of supervising the...
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    Business Nigeria’s recession buffer weak as Coronavirus drives oil near $47/bbl – The Guardian Nigeria News

    With the impact of the coronavirus taking a toll on oil demand and the economy in general, the fear of another recession appears to be imminent as oil price dropped to $53.71 per barrel, amidst falling external reserves and excess crude account (ECA)... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Reddington Hospital says no case of rumoured Coronavirus – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Following rumours on social media about a suspected case of coronavirus, Reddington hospital has refuted the claim. In a statement signed by Dr. Olutunde Lalude Group Medical Director Reddington Hospital Group, reads, “It has come to the attention of the management … Read more via The...
  17. Nigeria World News

    World Brazil confirms first coronavirus case in Latin America – P.M. News

    Brazil’s Health Ministry on Wednesday confirmed the first case in South America after a Sao Paulo resident tested positive for the novel coronavirus. At a news conference, Health Minister Luiz Henrique Mandetta said; “The case of coronavirus has been confirmed. The test carried out by the...
  18. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Coronavirus symptoms USA: How to stay safe –

    The outbreak of the Wuhan coronavirus and its spread across various countries of the world has kept a lot of citizens in fear. With more than 2,700 lives lost to the deadly virus across the globe, its presence in the US has become a significant concern to the young … Read more via
  19. Nigeria World News

    World 5 dead, over 200 infected as coronavirus panic grips Italy – Vanguard News

    Italy on Monday reported five deaths and more than 200 coronavirus cases, amid growing anxiety about the spread of the virus in the heart of Europe. Two virus clusters developed last week in the northern regions of Lombardy and Veneto, Infections have also been reported in the neighbouring...
  20. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Coronavirus in Africa: These are the 3 countries with the highest risk – Pulse Nigeria

    Egypt, Algeria, and South Africa have been identified as the three African countries facing the high risk of suffering from the deadly coronavirus. This is according to recent research in Lancet medical journal titled 'Risk of coronavirus importation in Africa..... Read more via Pulse...