The World Health Organization (WHO) says that 18.3% of COVID-19 deaths in Africa are among people with diabetes, one of the conditions that global studies have found to increase the risk of severe illness and death among patients infected with the virus. The WHO analysis of 14 African countries, which […]

By AFP The World Health Organisation (WHO) reiterated Friday that the new coronavirus was of natural origin after US President Donald Trump claimed he had seen evidence it originated in a Chinese lab. Scientists believe the killer virus jumped from animals to humans, emerging in China late last year, possibly from a […]

The United Nations says it has mobilised $2 million (N756 million) to assist Nigeria’s fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Mr Edward Kallon, the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, made the announcement at a “national conference” in Abuja on Tuesday, the organistion said in a report on its […]

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