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72 health workers test positive for Coronavirus in Enugu

The Enugu State Ministry of Health has said that 72 health care workers in the state have tested positive to COVID-19.   The state Commissioner for health, Dr Ikechukwu Obi, disclosed this in a statement released today June 26. He said the 72 infected health workers were among a total …

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Doctor killed and burnt in Zamfara

The Zamfara State Police Command has launched an investigation into the gruesome murder of a medical doctor identified as Enoch Okpara.   Okpara who was a consultant Obstetrics/Gynaecologist working at the Federal Medical Centre in Gusau, was found dead at his residence in Mareri area of the state capital on Saturday June 13.   …

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WHO suspends hydroxychloroquine trial as COVID-19 treatment

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday May 25, announced that it has suspended the use of hydroxychloroquine in solidarity trial for the treatment of COVID-19. The WHO’s director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in light of a paper published last week in the Lancet that showed people taking hydroxychloroquine were at higher risk …

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