The Coronavirus pandemic has been ravaging countries of the world for well over 5 months now. The death role is increasing as well as the number of index cases. Hundreds of thousands of people have lost their lives to this unfortunate disease outbreak. Unfortunately, this does not seem to stop any time soon, and it's obvious that a permanent cure hasn't been found yet. While scientists are on the spree of getting a quick and permanent solution to COVID-19, there's a need to remind us that this is not the worst
After a long stay at home as a government lockdown of all worship centers due to a pandemic. Today, the FCT churches were reopened as the federal government declared the re-opening of worship centers. Picture of a Church visited After the removal of restrictions on places of worship in the country, the churches of the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja were reopened on Sunday. In March, the Federal Government shut down all the religious centers in the country as part of measures to stop the spread of the
Corona has become the buzz word of this century. With social distancing and work from home that has become the norm in the last month, one of the most googled word ought to be Corona. Browsing, I came across this image story of a friend which depicted 4 pandemics repeating themselves every 100 years. 1720, 1817-1824, 1918 and 2020, was when the image said these pandemics happened and claimed lives of innocent people in numbers that haunted generations to come. This made me curious as I wondered “every 100
Here are the world worst pandemics recorded in history 5.HIV/AIDS: from 1959 till date, there has been the pandemic that has been said to have killed 25-42 million people since 1959.
Epidemic, according to the dictionary is a large number of cases of a particular disease happening at the same time in a particular community while pandemic is defined as a disease that spreads over a whole country or the whole world. There have been many diseases in this world, with some dating back up to thousands of years.
Although, vaccine may be one of the ways to contain the novel Coronavirus ravaging the globe but, vaccines may not be the most effective option to contain COVID-19. There are two reasons that will serve as the premises to back up or justify the above claim. I am not disputing the fact that Vaccine may be one of the options in containing COVID-19 but, I opine that it is not the best and most effective option that we have in the battle against COVID-19 reasons being that: First, since the history of human r
It is no longer news that SARS-CoV-2, renamed COVID-19 by the World Health Organization on February 11, 2020, has overwhelmed the world, rising above outskirts and topographical scenes, resisting customary medicines and holding a few economies, first-world and third-world the same, to emancipate. Other than its desperate wellbeing suggestions, the COVID-19 pandemic has made a significant counterbalanced in the monetary, financial, strict, social and political structures world-over as revealed by a close b
Nature experts under the aegies of Nigeria Conservation Foundation (NCF) have suggested natural inclined solution to the Pandemics plaguing the world in recent times. The suggestion was made recently at a webinar conference organised by Department of Zoology, University of Lagos. While speaking at the Webinar organised in commemoration of the International Day of Biodiversity z (IDB) 2020 with the theme "Our Solutions are in Nature", the Technical Director of NCF, Dr. Joseph Onoja, said in his lecture title
A new class of apps use Bluetooth to automate contact tracing, letting you recognize if you've crossed paths with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. New apps from the likes of MIT, Google, and Apple believe Bluetooth to automate the contact-tracing process, which health care professionals use to notify people that may have inherit contact with a COVID-19 patient. The idea is to proactively trace individuals' movements in order that if the person does eventually test positive, there is a definitiv
"The west Africa countries President, now known as Economic Community of West Africa State ECOWAS,Heads of States have appointed President Muhammadu Buhari the Champion of COVID-19 response. The Special Adviser to the President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, on Thursday disclosed this at the end of Extraordinary ECOWAS Summit on COVID-19 held on Teleconference meeting under the Chairmanship of the Republic of Niger Mahamadoui Issoufou. On the teleconference meeting President Muhammadu Buhari
In over 194 countries the world over, less than 2 percent of them have women as leaders - Presidents, Prime Ministers, and Chancellors. Most times, men are seen as those who are supposed to assume leadership positions. This might not be far from it's biblical origin, of men to always take the lead. In many instances, women make better leaders than men due to the fact that they nurture a country the way they nurture human babies, thereby putting the interest of the country ahead of their own. They have more sympathy
Ad cases of COVID-19 continues to claim live and slowing human activities, many people have come to conclusion that the world is about to end. A lot of Pandemics have come and go, however, the world has never seen any like this. It seems COVID-19 has got a huge mission at hand and it is just beginning. Anyway, their is no cause for alarm as their is a claim from WHO that sanitizing of the hands and maintaining of social distance helps to contain and reduce the spread of the virus. According to some top notc
Nigerians are facing 4 major Pandemics which I believe is worst than COVID-19. These Pandemics in the country if not taken seriously may cost the leaders and the led a lot. So we must join our efforts and fight against these unwanted conditions holistically. I termed it ''Pandemics amidst Pandemic'' we are putting our all to combat COVID-19 pandemic, at the same time 4 Pandemics has eaten deep into the fabrics of our country. Below are the 4 major Pandemics: Rape Rape cases are on the increase, almost every
As we all know 95% of Nigeria men loves to watch football matches in the viewing center even when they have subcription on their GO TV and DSTV because that one of the things that keeps the brotherhood lively. Football have been the only thing that keep us all together even religion can't give us that kind of joy and love. Have visited many football viewing centers during this corona virus pandemic but most of them have been after the money we paid them and not our health. What should be their no.1 priority
Over the years the human race has been threatened by various pandemics cholera, spanish flu, smallpox, influenza, which through out history has claimed millions of lives . This pandemics has threatened the human race countless of times and have led to economic and social activities being brought to a halt during that period. Spanish Flu The spanish flu pandemic was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic. it started in 1918 and infected over 500 million people worldwide and killed an estimated number of 20 m
Pandemics experts have warned us to brace up for a long, rough ride with corona virus. Mike Osterholm with his colleague Dr. Kristine Moor both of the University of Minnesota, and Marc Lipsitch of Harvard School of Public Health have peered back into the history of pandemics and concluded that the current scourge would torment humans till 2022. We have a new virus at hand, and our immune system is confused about this unknown enemy. Those experts believe 60% - 70% of the population would be infected before "
As the number of worldwide COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases surpasses the one-million mark, it has become necessary to investigate the pertinent question whether indeed the coronavirus disease is the most infectious and deadly in recent memory. This is even more so because no singular disease outbreak in recent history has affected the way we live, work and relate with one another as the novel COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is doing. The disease has reached every continent of the world save Antarctica. Current
More than 33% of the world's population is presently in isolation or confronting some kind of lock down or limitation. So it wouldn't be amazing to see some enduring effects from this COVID-19 pandemic. You can anticipate that new houses should contain isolate civilities (simply like the Cold War motivated reinforced hideouts), TV shows to include coronavirus scenes, and more individuals to dump clothing in the wake of having found during their time telecommuting that less layers are progressively agreeable
The Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Nigeria's Economy Introduction The Coronavirus also called COVID-19 is a pandemic that has global significance based on the effect it had pertuated in the world since five months, with different countries experiencing it at different periods. However, this pandemic, COVID-19, has global impacts touching virtually all aspects of human life from politics, religion, economy, technogy, communication, to mention a few. The thrust of this essay is to, in simple terms, highlight