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Man accidentally swallow whole Covid-19 testing swab stick
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Man accidentally swallow whole Covid-19 testing swab stick

A man while been tested for covid-19 has accidentally swallowed the entire swab stick. The man went over to Hull Royal Infirmary after he inhaled the entire six inch plastic stick and attached cotton bud. It is unclear whether the patient was trying to test himself or had swallowed the stick after visiting a testing station, reports HullLive. The hospital said they were “unable to comment”after the incident on Tuesday. In Albuquerque, US, a man being tested at a drive-thru clinic, had to swallow his swab when part of the stick snapped as he was being tested by a nurse. "She stuck it in my left nostril and she was counting to ten and somewhere between six and eight I heard it snap," he said. "But I thought it was something the device is supposed to be doing, and...
“We need Rope” – NCDC Officials Without PPE Allegedly Struggle With Stubborn Covid-19 Patient
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“We need Rope” – NCDC Officials Without PPE Allegedly Struggle With Stubborn Covid-19 Patient

In a viral video, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) officials without Personal protective equipment (PPE) were videoed struggling with an alleged stubborn coronavirus patient. Gistvic Reports. The funny event was reported to have taken place at Abakaliki. "You are making your case more difficult, you do not understand. I think we need rope". The officials said. Watch Video Below: https://cloudup.com/cA7k5MyHhHQ
Obinna Anumba: Nigerian Man Mourns Friend Who Died Of Covid-19 In Rivers
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Obinna Anumba: Nigerian Man Mourns Friend Who Died Of Covid-19 In Rivers

A Nigerian man named Tony Ejinduaka has gone over to Facebook to mourn his friend, Obinna Anumba, who just died of COVID-19 in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. According to Tony, he and late Obinna were classmates. He said until his death, Obinna was a banker in Port Harcourt. He wrote; "#Covid19, you are wicked!It is with great pain but with gratitude to the will of the Almighty God that the Excos and entire members of Ogssian class of 89 announce the untimely death of one of us, Obinna Anumba due to covid-19.Prior to his death, he was a staff of a Bank in Onne, PH River State. He was married with children.May his soul rest in peace...in the name of Jesus Christ.Covid 19 has taken a dear Brother!Covid19 is real, #People Stay Safe!'' 
ADNS Nike Amusan: 54-years-old Nurse Dies Of Covid-19 In LASUTH
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ADNS Nike Amusan: 54-years-old Nurse Dies Of Covid-19 In LASUTH

Another nurse has reportedly died of Covid-19 in Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) today, Friday June 12. Gistvic Reports. The 54 years old Nurse, Nike Amusan was the ADNS in charge of the critic care unit of the LASUTH CCU who was close to her retirement. Nike reportedly contacted the virus while rendering care to an unknown covid-19 positive patient. According to a nurse colleague she was a mentor, a very pleasant, happy woman and a dynamic Nurse Leader per excellence. May Her Soul Rest In Peace.
Monkeys Steal COVID-19 Samples After Attacking Lab Assistant
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Monkeys Steal COVID-19 Samples After Attacking Lab Assistant

A group of monkeys reportedly attacked a laboratory assistant in Delhi, India and escaped with a number of coronavirus blood samples. According to local media, the red-faced rhesus macaques snatched Covid-19 blood samples from four patients and fled the facilities near the Meerut Medical College in Delhi. The Times of India reported that one of the monkeys was later spotted in a tree chewing one of the sample collection kits. Dr S. K. Garg, a top official at the college, told Reuters: “Monkeys grabbed and fled with the blood samples of four Covid-19 patients who are undergoing treatment… we had to take their blood samples again.” He added: “No evidence has been found that monkeys can contract the infection.” https://youtu.be/ur_JDfaQFMc
Truck Load Of Cannabis Intercepted By Abia Covid-19 Taskforce (Photos)
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Truck Load Of Cannabis Intercepted By Abia Covid-19 Taskforce (Photos)

The Abia State combined team of the COVID-19 TASK FORCE and youths of Ogbudiukwu have intercepted a Siena vehicle conveying bags of hard drugs suspected to be cannabis at Ogbudiukwu, in Umuahia South Local Government Area. Briefing the press on the development, the Secretary to the State Government, Barr. Chris Ezem said that investigation has shown the identity of the driver and assured that the law would take its course on the victim. Barr. Ezem disclosed that apart from the suspected hard drugs, they also recovered cash of One Hundred and Twenty Thousand Naira in the vehicle. He urged all to continue to support the efforts of the State government in the lockdown. He equally informed that the ban on inter-State travelling remains in force. Speaking, the State Commission...
Couple Hires Assassins To Kill Neighbor Over Covid-19 Palliatives In Lagos
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Couple Hires Assassins To Kill Neighbor Over Covid-19 Palliatives In Lagos

A 52 -year-old-man, Rasaq Babalola, has been arrested for allegedly conspiring with his wife and paying assassins to eliminate his neighbour, Emeka Anozie, over Covid-19 relief packages. According to PmExpress, the incident happened at their residence located at Agbo Komolafe Street, Unity Estate, Idimu area of Egbeda, Lagos. Trouble allegedly began when Emeka paid a chef to cook for residents of the neighborhood to the dismay of Rasaq and his wife, identified as Mama Raheem. The couple was said to be unhappy with his benevolence and attempted to stop him but he ignored them and went ahead to share the food. The victim alleged that Rasaq’s kids later started disturbing him by throwing stones at his window and he went to report them to their mother, but she flared up a...
“Eating Amala Doesn’t Cure Coronavirus” – Kwara State Government
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“Eating Amala Doesn’t Cure Coronavirus” – Kwara State Government

Does eating amala cure Coronavirus?, The Kwara State Government dismiss the rumours suggesting Amala as a cure to COVID-19. Dr Abubakar Ayinla, the Permanent Secretary, state Ministry of Health, dispelled the claims on Tuesday, April 14, in Ilorin during the daily routine meetings of the Medical Team of the Kwara COVID-19 Technical Committee in the state. Ayinla said that the state government has set up the Risk Communication teams, among others, to manage rumours and fake news circulating as regards COVID-19 in the state. He explained that the Risk Communication teams were set up to allay fears of misconception, while reiterating that COVID-19 has no cure for now and that amala cannot cure it.
Does Chloroquine Cure Coronavirus??  – COVID-19
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Does Chloroquine Cure Coronavirus?? – COVID-19

Chloroquine is yet to be confirmed as one of the drugs in the treatment and cure of coronavirus, formally known as Covid-19. Chloroquine, an existing medicine, is under assessment in more than 100 patients at over ten hospitals in Beijing and Guangdong province. Plans for an additional study in Hunan province are underway. Meanwhile, Gilead’s drug is said to be under trials at more than ten medical institutions in Wuhan, the epicentre of the Covid-19 outbreak. A study by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) revealed that remdesivir could prevent the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), a type of coronavirus in monkeys, offering hope for China trials. Earlier this month, the Wuhan Institute of Virology filed an application seeking a new patent on re...