ARTICLES #11

Coronavirus: Lagos health workers get N5bn insurance cover     

How likely are you to die of Coronavirus?             

Coronavirus: PM admitted to hospital over virus symptoms.    

https://www.bbc.com/news/amp/uk-52177125

Coronavirus live news: Boris Johnson admitted to hospital for tests   

https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2020/apr/05/coronavirus-live-news-cases-approach-12m-as-trump-tells-americans-to-expect-a-lot-of-death?

COVID-19 and the Conspiracy Theories

Police Demote Officer for Assaulting Medical Doctor

https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/top-news/386042-police-demote-officer-for-assaulting-medical-doctor.html

Gap Inc. is using its factories to make masks, gowns and scrubs for health workers

https://www.businessinsider.com.au/gap-to-make-masks-healthcare-workers-coronavirus-2020-3/

36-year-old dies of coronavirus in Lagos

Coronavirus – South Sudan: COVID-19 case confirmed in South Sudan

https://www.cnbcafrica.com/africa-press-office/2020/04/05/coronavirus-south-sudan-covid-19-case-confirmed-in-south-sudan/

Spain coronavirus deaths fall third day in a row

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/04/trump-warns-lot-death-covid-19-battle-live-updates-200404232003006.html

Covid-19: FG to set up N500 billion intervention fund to upgrade healthcare sector

Inside a Coronavirus Quarantine Unit at Rikers   

http://huffp.st/dTwPKZZ

Covid-19: how a virus is turning the world upside down 

https://www.bmj.com/content/369/bmj.m1336

The FDA Reversed Itself and Has Now Approved KN95 Masks for Emergency Use

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kenbensinger/in-a-reversal-fda-now-fully-approves-kn95-masks-for

Coronavirus crisis may deny 9.5 million women access to family planning

https://amp.theguardian.com/global-development/2020/apr/03/coronavirus-crisis-may-deny-95-million-women-access-to-family-planning#click=https://t.co/y3bWigg6jF

Lagos may extend lockdown, says Governor Sanwo-Olu 

CDC recommends people wear cloth masks to block the spread of COVID-19

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/3/21206044/masks-cloth-coronavirus-cdc-recommendation-guidelines-wear-spread-prevent-covid-19

Peloton won’t stop live classes amid NYC lockdown, and now an employee has tested positive for COVID-19         

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/3/21207751/peloton-live-classes-employee-tested-positive-covid-19

“Adrenaline, Duty, and Fear”: Inside a New York Hospital Taking on the Coronavirus

https://www.newyorker.com/science/medical-dispatch/new-yorks-hospitals-take-on-the-coronavirus

Libya: Coronavirus outbreak could be ‘catastrophic’ for migrants

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/04/covid-19-outbreak-libya-catastrophic-migrants-200403101356223.html

Coronavirus: Why do more people keep dying in the UK?

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/04/coronavirus-people-dying-uk-200403215023623.html

Racism row as French doctors suggest virus vaccine test in Africa

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/04/racism-row-french-doctors-suggest-virus-vaccine-test-africa-200404054304466.html

Belly dancers to florists: Six African coronavirus heroes

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-52123492

South Africa’s ruthlessly efficient fight against coronavirus           

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-52125713

Wearing a coronavirus facemask isn’t about you

https://mashable.com/article/face-mask-coronavirus/

TWEETS #10

https://twitter.com/Globalpoliticss/status/1245433357963493376?s=19

ARTICLES #10

EXCLUSIVE: Lagos records first COVID-19 death as infected renal patient dies at LUTH

https://punchng.com/exclusive-lagos-records-first-covid-19-death-as-infected-renal-patient-dies-at-luth/?amp=1#click=https://t.co/NCVjtVKZab

He collapsed in his bathroom from ​Covid-19​. His daughter blames the UK government for his death

https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/03/uk/thomas-harvey-uk-coronavirus-intl-gbr/index.html

Trial drug can significantly block early stages of COVID-19 in engineered human tissues

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200402144526.htm

COVID-19 update by Governor Sanwo-Olu: 4 patients recover

https://www.thenewsnigeria.com.ng/2020/04/03/covid-19-update-by-gov-sanwo-olu-4-patients-recover/amp/

In a Pandemic, Do Doctors Still Have a Duty to Treat?

At the Frontline of COVID-19 Response: The Laboratory

New Research Advocates for Chest CT in COVID-19 Diagnosis

https://www.itnonline.com/content/new-research-advocates-chest-ct-covid-19-diagnosis

COVID-19: Could TB vaccine offer protection?

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/covid-19-could-tb-vaccine-offer-protection

How humidity may affect COVID-19 outcome     

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/how-humidity-may-affect-covid-19-outcome#How-dry-air-affects-immunity,-viral-sp

YouTube profits from videos promoting unproven Covid-19 treatments

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2020/apr/03/youtube-coronavirus-treatments-profit-misinformation

Chris Cuomo shares covid-19 experience: ‘The beast comes at night’

https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/02/media/chris-cuomo-coronavirus-reliable-sources/index.html

College student sews face masks designed for the deaf and hard of hearing community

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/this-college-student-is-sewing-face-masks-designed-for-the-deaf-and-hard-of-hearing-community/

WWII veteran recovers from coronavirus just in time for 104th birthday: “I made it”

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/bill-lapschies-oregon-veteran-coronavirus-recover-104-years-birthday/

Jay-Z and Meek Mill’s organization is sending 100,000 surgical masks to jails and prisons

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/jay-z-meek-mill-face-masks-reform-alliance-face-masks-jails-prisons/

Billions of people are under coronavirus lockdowns – and now the upper crust of the Earth is shaking less              

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/coronavirus-lockdowns-earth-shaking-less-seismic-noise/

Women are using code words at pharmacies to escape domestic violence during lockdown

https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/02/europe/domestic-violence-coronavirus-lockdown-intl/index.html

List of free online resources to cope with COVID19 in Ireland

https://covid19.shanehastings.eu/giveback/?fbclid=IwAR2aXv6PMsc_NVIBONZz18o4whJs9CpIz729NxIU4KqEkpz0rfo-eN-X6L4

Germany donates €5.5m to Nigeria amid COVID-19 pandemic     

Trapped by Coronavirus, Nigeria’s Elite Faces Squalid Hospitals

https://www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2020-04-02/trapped-by-coronavirus-nigeria-s-elite-faces-squalid-hospitals?__twitter_impression=true

UK: Boy, 13, dies of coronavirus ‘without any family close by’

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/04/uk-boy-13-dies-coronavirus-family-close-200401071545416.html

The unusual ways countries are managing lockdown       

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-52109792

Better than nothing’: Thailand touts DIY cloth masks amid coronavirus shortage

https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/better-than-nothing-thailand-touts-diy-cloth-masks-amid-coronavirus-shortage

You can smell the fear’: Norfolk doctor on the coronavirus battle facing the NHS

https://www.itv.com/news/anglia/2020-03-31/you-can-smell-the-fear-norfolk-doctor-on-the-coronavirus-battle-facing-the-nhs/?fbclid=IwAR3DltvkWBgKiXZD6TQFDy3S840-NREBAjXhV5e-VyFrfZLZE26xniWzOP8

What will coronavirus do to one of Africa’s largest slums

https://www.fastcompany.com/90483973/what-will-coronavirus-do-to-one-of-africas-largest-slums

Coronavirus: Burton consultant Amged El-Hawrani dies 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-52084915

Lockdown in Nigeria: Markets to open between 10am and 2pm

https://www.channelstv.com/2020/04/01/covid-19-lockdown-markets-to-open-between-1000am-and-200pm-daily-fg/

Why Osun coronavirus cases increased

https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/top-news/385302-why-osun-coronavirus-cases-increased.html

TWEETS #9

https://twitter.com/delaneyharness/status/1244653282796208128?s=21

ARTICLES #9

FDA authorizes two-minute antibody testing kit to detect coronavirus     

The Medical News Site That Saw the Coronavirus Coming Months Ago

Dyson designs new ventilator ‘CoVent’ in 10 days after Government orders 10,000 to help tackle coronavirus pandemic           

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/health/dyson-james-ventilator-covent-coronavirus-government-a4398026.html

Rise in depression and anxiety day after UK lockdown announced – study

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/31/rise-in-depression-and-anxiety-day-after-uk-lockdown-announced-study-coronavirus

Saudi Arabia’s clear response to the coronavirus outbreak is in stark contrast to the West ǀ View

https://www.euronews.com/amp/2020/03/27/saudi-arabia-clear-response-to-the-coronavirus-outbreak-is-in-stark-contrast-to-west-view

How People Move Around in Coronavirus Pandemic        

https://www.wsj.com/articles/government-tracking-how-people-move-around-in-coronavirus-pandemic-11585393202?redirect=amp#click=https://t.co/hRgzARWCLe

More American Should Probably Wear Face Masks

Choir rehearsals leave members infected and two dead  https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2020-03-29/coronavirus-choir-outbreak?_amp=true&__twitter_impression=true

Century-Old Vaccine Investigated as a Weapon Against Coronavirus

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-30/century-old-vaccine-investigated-as-a-weapon-against-coronavirus

The Coronavirus Spurs a Movement of People Reclaiming Vacant Homes

https://www.newyorker.com/news/california-chronicles/the-coronavirus-spurs-a-movement-of-people-reclaiming-vacant-homes

How the US blew the chance to get a grip

COVID-19 projects looking for volunteers             

https://helpwithcovid.com/projects/p/2

What The US Could Learn from Nigeria’s Response to The COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak

https://www.forbes.com/sites/andrewwight/2020/03/24/what-the-us-could-learn-from-nigerias-response-to-covid-19/

I’ve fought epidemics around the world. Now it’s Canada that must prepare for the worst

TWEETS #8

Probing

World is going remote

Diary     

Intubation colleague

Health education on handwashing in Lagos.https://twitter.com/Debbzdbee/status/1242922177957167104?s=19

Hand sanitizers and soap donation in Lagos

Tenant refuse returning landlord entrance.

Lost a friend      

Farts     

Tracking movement with cell phone signals

ER          

James Blunt

Treating domestic worker well

Trash bag PPE   

Quarantine activities      

NCDC clogged by pranksters

Nigerian Governors call for health sector investment

Vent splitter      

NHS Appreciation nationwide clap

Behavioural changes      

https://twitter.com/victorr_ugo/status/1243221164912193539?s=21

We are all treating one thing      

Atlanta appreciates health workers

Green card for IMGs

Health care workers move out for their mother

Brain drain         

Reaction to us visa for medical workers 

Boris Johnson positive  

Reaction to Boris

Release patients

Brain drain         

End of life           

Death

Kaduna lockdown begins despite having on confirmed case yet

Fumigation of major bus stops commences in Lagos

Disinfectant equipment deployed across Lagos

Lagos deploys makeshift markets in government schools

UBA to provides $14million worth of relief across Africa

Confirmed cases rise to 65 in Nigeria

Healthy 21-year old death

Art response

ER physician self isolates

NAF airlifts cargo to Abuja           

NIMR free testing           

We can win        

The need for marriage  

Game of Thrones Impressions   

Man on vent     

Fake news a pandemic  

Cameroon’s leader

Air ambulance response

Burial    

CEO Slack support for frontline responders

ARTICLES #8

https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1243000487365861376.html

Doctors Writing wills

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/11265400/hero-doctors-saving-lives-during-coronavirus-pandemic-are-writing-their-wills-and-feel-like-theyre-working-at-chernobyl/amp/

Mehdi Hasan speaks with expert

Italian Doctor death toll

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/coronavirus-latest-italy-doctors-deaths-covid-19-symptoms-death-toll-a9427596.html

COVID 19 Live updates

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2020/03/28/coronavirus-latest-news/#link-MWVEVSF4Y5CYDOK4W2S7P5SGJU

What the gift of this unpleasant infection has helped me understand

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/this-is-the-way-sickness-has-shrunk-my-world/2020/03/27/b26da7fc-7039-11ea-aa80-c2470c6b2034_story.html

Coronavirus: Why are deaths rising so quickly in Spain?  https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/03/coronavirus-deaths-rising-quickly-spain-200327181759832.html

Coronavirus: 150 Tunisians self-isolate in factory to make mask

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-52068520

Italy’s doctors left feeling ‘shuttered and powerless’ as world’s highest death toll cripples hospital

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/italy-coronavirus-crisis-doctors-death-toll-hospital-latest-a9430551.html

For anyone who is into manufacturing and 3D printing ability

https://www.covidlifesavermask.com/how-to-make-it

British dep ambassador

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/mar/25/british-diplomat-dies-of-coronavirus-in-hungary

US Visas for medical professional             

https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/News/visas-news/update-on-h-and-j-visas-for-medical-professionals.html

Mask debacle

https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/01/28/show-your-colours-only-one-way-to-wear-surgical-masks-correctly-with-the-coloured-side-out

Visa extension 

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/visas-extended-for-those-currently-unable-to-return-home-due-to-covid-19

Rivers state closes all borders

https://guardian.ng/news/covid-19-rivers-government-closes-all-borders/

WHO launch trial testing for potential COVID-19 treatment

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/who-launch-trial-testing-4-potential-covid-19-treatments

China lied about it

https://www.nationalreview.com/the-morning-jolt/chinas-devastating-lies/

Taiwan accuses WHO

https://www.nationalreview.com/news/taiwan-accuses-who-of-failing-to-heed-warning-of-coronavirus-human-to-human-transmission/

Models causing panic    

https://t.co/UZdyFb3TMZ