Nigerian Doctors Dies to Coronavirus. Sadly, the first in Lagos!!!

Nigeria's medical community have been thrown into mourning. A LUTH-trained consultant have passed on after getting exposed to a Coronavirus patient in his hospital. Sadly, he was a known asthmatic. Dr Chugbo Emeka (MBBS Lagos 1990) was a father and a medical expert. He was said...

Do You Need A Cloth Face Mask In This Coronavirus Pandemic?

When the index case of the coronavirus was first identified last month, one of the first preventive measures that people are encouraged to do is to wear face masks. In fact, many health experts rightfully relied on the Ebola Virus experience from a few years ago. Among...

What it feels like to care for COVID-19 patients

My baby brother, also a doctor, posted this on FaceBook today. He’s an ICU doctor. I’ve spoken to him and he sounded punch drunk with shock and fatigue. I’ve never been prouder of my baby brother. He is stepping into this challenge with strength courage and poise Again, below was posted by my brother Dr David...

Ibuprofen May worsen your COVID-19 symptoms – WHO Advises.

The World Health Organization recommends that people suffering COVID-19 symptoms avoid taking ibuprofen as it could worsen the effects of the virus. French officials issued the same warning. The warning by French Health Minister Olivier Veran followed a recent study in The Lancet medical journal that hypothesized that...

Cows Infected with Tuberculosis can pass disease to Herders – CDC.

Nigeria's northern region is predominated by herdsmen who rear cattle and live a nomadic life, unlike the southern region. Herdsmen can contract a form of tuberculosis from cattle, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In a new report published by the agency Xrays...