Health

What It’s Like To Have The Coronavirus, According To People Who’ve Recovered

-No two cases of COVID-19 are the same. COVID-19 looks different on everyone. It’s not the flu; it’s not the common cold. Unlike those viruses, the novel coronavirus doesn’t come with a set of symptoms that show up in everyone. Some people experience a scratchy throat; some people experience shortness of breath. Some people get diarrhea and some lose their ...

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BREAKING: Nigeria Reports 10 New Coronavirus Cases In Lagos, Abuja

Nigeria now has 10 new cases of the noble coronavirus, the nation’s health minister confirmed on Saturday. This brings the total number of cases in the country to 22. “Nigeria has recorded 10 new cases of #COVID19 in Lagos and FCT,” the Minister, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said in a tweet. “That is a total of 22 cases in Nigeria.” According ...

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Woman With Coronavirus Gives Birth To Healthy Baby

A woman who tested positive for coronavirus gave birth to a healthy baby at an Athens hospital, Greek media reported on Thursday. The 24-year-old woman and her partner had both tested positive before the delivery on Wednesday, but the first test on the baby came back negative for COVID-19. “The virus is not transmitted by the placenta,” the director of ...

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Brazil Closes Borders, Mexico Announces First Death From Pandemic

South America’s biggest country Brazil on Thursday announced it was closing land borders to nearly all its neighbors to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, as Mexico reported its first virus death. People in several cities in Colombia and Brazil mounted pot-banging “cacerolazo” protests from apartment balconies against the failure of their governments to act quickly against the pandemic. Chile, ...

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Antimalarials Not Formally Approved, But Access Is Being Expanded – FDA

The Food and Drug Administration says though antimalarials have not been formally approved as cure for the Coronavirus, still the agency is expanding access so that authorities could gather more data. President Trump had on Thursday said that the US is fast-tracking antimalarial drugs for use as a treatment against the new coronavirus. FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn speaking on the ...

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COVID-19 Now Global Pandemic – WHO Declares

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared coronavirus a global pandemic. This followed the fast spread of the deadly diseases globally. WHO Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, made the announcement at a press conference at the organization’s headquarters in Geneva. “In the past two weeks the number of cases outside China has increased thirteenfold and the number of affected countries ...

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