Home / Health (page 10)


Abuja leads as NCDC announces 168 new COVID-19 cases

The Federal Capital Territory of Abuja reported the highest daily count for COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to the update by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). In all 168 new infections were recorded for the country, as against 56 on Monday. Abuja, the second most affected area outside Lagos, …

Read More »

COVID-19: NCDC confirms 56 new infections

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 56 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Monday. It said that the infections brought the total number of cases in the country to 66,439. The NCDC said that …

Read More »

USAID plans for global recovery from COVID-19

A man climbs a hill and looks toward the sunset. As part of a review called Over the Horizon, USAID conducted a data-driven and evidence-based analysis of the impacts of COVID-19. / Kelly Lynch, USAID

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is preparing to help international partners overcome economic and humanitarian hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. USAID Acting Deputy Administrator John Barsa announced the agency’s Over the Horizon Strategic Review, a new initiative to plan for a world altered by COVID-19 by helping partner …

Read More »