US Announces Coronavirus Treatment Breakthrough

By Steve Herman, VOA An experimental drug has proven effective in treating COVID-19 patients, the head of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Dr. Anthony Fauci, announced Wednesday. “Remdesivir has a clear-cut, significant positive effect in diminishing the time to recover,” Fauci told reporters in the White House Oval Office. “A drug […]

UNIBEN Researchers Produce ‘Clinically-Tested’ Ventilators To Battle Coronavirus

As part of effort to battle the coronavirus in the country, researchers in the Faculties of Engineering and Medical Sciences, University of Benin (UNIBEN) have produced of a clinically-tested ventilators. The group known as COVID-19 Initiative, made the announcement on Tuesday in Benin, while presenting to ventilator to the management of the University, led by […]

We May Ask Madagascar To Send Us A Plane Load Of Herbs To Treat COVID-19: SFG

Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), says the country may ask Madagascar for a planeload of “herbal solutions” to treat COVID-19. This comes following reports a week ago that Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina launched a herbal medicine believed to cure the novel coronavirus. Branded COVID-organics, the medicine which contains artemisia, a […]

COVID-19: NBA condemns Obaseki’s mobile courts

Obaseki-led administration has faced another indictment of its management of COVID-19 in Edo state after a committee of the state’s chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association monitoring the conducts of the government’s mobile court trying offenders of enforced measures to slow the spread of coronavirus in Benin City condemned its observed violation of human rights […]

Covid-19: Expect more cases, Edo warns

The Edo State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Patrick Okundia, has warned that cases of coronavirus disease will continue to increase, as the state ramps up testing for the virus. He gave the warning on Tuesday in Benin, the state capital, while briefing journalists. Recall that the State House of Assembly Speaker, Mr. Frank Okiye, was […]