12 test negative, Lagos searches for Italian’s co-passengers

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, has said no fewer than 12 people suspected to have contacted coronavirus have tested negative while three more are under isolation at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba. Addressing a press conference in Lagos on Monday, Abayomi said they were still searching for two more passengers who […]

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria confirms first coronavirus case

The Nigerian government, through its health ministry, has confirmed the country’s first case of coronavirus. The case was confirmed on Feb. 27 as an Italian business traveler who arrived in Lagos from Milan on Feb. 25—Nigeria’s densely populated economic capital.  The diagnosis was confirmed at the virology laboratory of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital. Authorities […]

How Your Lifestyle Influences Your Looks

There are a lot of things that can influence our looks. Whether we are talking about diet or environmental pollution, we should change our lifestyle and take more care about our looks, including our skin. Eat more vegetables and fruits, stay hydrated and use moisturizers that can provide a beautiful and healthy skin. We all […]

Lassa fever spreads in Lagos

Case isolated at LUTH LASG calls for calm, advises public on safety precautions Lagos has recorded a case of Lassa fever currently raging in 19 other states in the country. Announcing the development on Wednesday morning, the State Commissioner for Health Prof, Akin Abayomi confirmed that the patient is currently in isolation at the Lagos […]

Egypt Records First Case of Coronavirus

Egypt has confirmed its first case of a deadly coronavirus that emerged in central China at the end of last year and has since spread to more than two dozen countries around the world. Health Ministry spokesman Khaled Mugahed said in a statement on Friday that the affected person was a “foreigner” who did not […]

Naked Festival: Thousands gather for Japan’s annual ‘Hadaka Matsuri’

Thousands braved chilly weather on Saturday to gather at the annual “Naked Festival” in Okayama prefecture in the southern part of Japan’s Honshu island. The event, called “Hadaka Matsuri” in Japanese, is a wild and raucous festival held every year on the third Saturday of February at the Saidaiji Kannonin Temple, about a 30-minute train […]

Hugs and kisses: The health impact of affective touch

There are a number of good reasons that touching, hugging, and kissing the people we love feels comforting and reassuring. In this Spotlight, we will explore how such displays of affection impact your health and well-being. When we touch, hug, or kiss a friend or partner, that gesture is loaded with meaning. We seek affection, […]

Coronavirus: Progress as Chinese hospitals discharge 1,153 recovered patients

    A number of infected patients totaling to 1,153 with the coronavirus had been discharged from hospital after recovery by the end of Wednesday, said the Chinese health authorities on Thursday.   On Wednesday saw 261 people walk out of the hospital after recovery, the National Health Commission said in its daily report.   […]

Young Artiste makes false coronavirus claim in a bid to film a viral video

A young aspiring musician, James Potok was said to have stood up in the middle of a flight from Toronto to Jamaica announcing he was infected with coronavirus all in a bid to make a viral video. The plane, WestJet flight was diverted back to Toronto on Monday morning at about two hours into the […]