When COVID-19 impedes access to healthcare

Since the COVID-19 pandemic Nigerians have faced different challenges access healthcare for non-COVID-19 issues. Our reporter looks at how everyday people are navigating some of these challenges.

Nigeria’s Covid-19 burden rises to Africa’s third highest, as healthworker infections mount

A total 812 health workers have tested positive for Covid-19 in the country, 29 of them officials of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. This...

After 24-hour dip, Nigeria’s daily coronavirus infections hike to 416

The number of new coronavirus infections rose to 416 on Monday, after a dip to 307 on Sunday. That’s...

Nigerian medics, journalists, pharmacists worry over inadequate PPE

The Nigerian Medical Association is mobilising resources in “cash and kind” to provide protective gear and consumables to help private health facilities it says...

Nigeria’s coronavirus cases climb to 232

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) last night announced eight new cases of COVID-19. It said five of the cases were in Lagos, two ...

Nigerian doctors reject import of Chinese medics to tackle Covid-19

The Nigerian Medical Association has rejected the planned arrival of a Chinese medical team to assist the country in its coronavirus (COVID-19) response.

Nigeria’s Covid-19 infections hit 131

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday recorded 20 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, bringing the total number to 131 nationwide. In...

Nigeria records 2nd Covid-19 death

Nigeria has recorded the second death from coronavirus (COVID-19), the country's Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has confirmed. He spoke on Monday in Abuja...

5 Nigerians leave hospital after treatment for Covid-19

The Lagos state government on Monday has discharged five coronavirus patients who were receiving treatment at Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba. A total eight patients have...

Nigeria Covid-19 cases rise to 111

Fourteen more new cases of coronavirus have emerged, bringing the country’s total number of infections to 111, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced...

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