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    Cloth masks can offer 80% protection against coronavirus, new study finds

Cloth masks can offer 80% protection against coronavirus, new study finds

Masks made from a combination of different fabrics such as cotton, silk, chiffon, flannel can provide 80% protection against infections, a new study has found.  The new study published in April and obtained by TheCable shows that type of fabric and its arrangement can help improve protection against viruses, including the novel coronavirus. The research team in America’s Argonne National Laboratory found that [...]

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    Does the COVID-19 crisis pose more danger for asthma sufferers in Nigeria?

Does the COVID-19 crisis pose more danger for asthma sufferers in Nigeria?

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    ‘41% showed key COVID-19 symptom’ — new survey sheds light on Kano deaths

‘41% showed key COVID-19 symptom’ — new survey sheds light on Kano deaths

The male gender has accounted for 91 percent of mysterious deaths in Kano, a new survey has revealed.  According to the survey-based report seen by TheCable, 41.3 percent of those involved had a fever -- one of the symptoms of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Over the past few weeks, strange deaths have claimed a number of prominent figures in Kano, the [...]

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    Response, contribution and adaptation of Nigerian varsities to COVID-19 crisis

Response, contribution and adaptation of Nigerian varsities to COVID-19 crisis

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    51 COVID-19 patients in South Korea retest positive after recovery

51 COVID-19 patients in South Korea retest positive after recovery

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    Has the virus causing COVID-19 mutated?

Has the virus causing COVID-19 mutated?

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    Nigerian microbiologists offer services towards COVID-19 response

Nigerian microbiologists offer services towards COVID-19 response

Microbiologists in Nigeria have offered their services to the federal and state governments of the country to help in their fight against COVID-19, the global pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus, SARS–CoV–2. The microbiologists, under the umbrella of The Nigerian Society for Microbiology (NSM), made this known today in a press release signed by A. B. Suleiman, the virology representative of [...]

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    Experts: Novel coronavirus not mutating quickly, will respond to vaccine

Experts: Novel coronavirus not mutating quickly, will respond to vaccine

Researchers working to understand the COVID-19 disease, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, and hunting for a cure have reported that the novel virus is not mutating at a fast rate and any vaccine produced to combat the disease would have a long-term effect. Speaking with The Washington Post, Peter Thielen, a Molecular Geneticist at the Applied Physics Laboratory of Johns Hopkins [...]

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    Low-cost biosimilar breast cancer drug gets WHO approval

Low-cost biosimilar breast cancer drug gets WHO approval

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    ‘373 punches, inspirational Fela’ — how streetwise Joshua defeated Ruiz

‘373 punches, inspirational Fela’ — how streetwise Joshua defeated Ruiz

Diriyah Arena, Saudi Arabia, was the coming of age for Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua. It was either a win to retrace his steps or a loss to become Samuel Peters 2.0, and what a smart display to reclaim his WBO, IBF, IBO and WBA heavyweight titles. Looking back at the bout and the preparations that went into it, Anthony Joshua has [...]

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    Does Lionel Messi deserve the sixth Ballon D’Or?

Does Lionel Messi deserve the sixth Ballon D’Or?

On Monday night, Lionel Messi, the Barcelona and Argentine maestro, took home a sixth Ballon d’Or gong at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris. His two sons celebrated wildly as their magician dad approached the stage to receive his latest Golden Ball that adds to those awarded in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015 respectively. Liverpool’s rock-solid defender, Virgil van [...]

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    Excitement returns to EPL with multi-faceted Jose Mourinho

Excitement returns to EPL with multi-faceted Jose Mourinho

When Liverpool defeated Manchester City 3-1 just before the international break, it opened an eight-point gap at the summit of the English Premier League table. Many a pundit, including the football media, were already calling in the close of a title fight this season, and they could be forgiven for toeing this line of thought. Even Jose Mounrinho, then a pundit [...]

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    Scientists create virus that can KILL every type of cancer

Scientists create virus that can KILL every type of cancer

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    WHO: Five surefire ways to avoid contracting, spreading flu

WHO: Five surefire ways to avoid contracting, spreading flu

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    Scientists discover first new HIV strain — in nearly two decades

Scientists discover first new HIV strain — in nearly two decades

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    Scientists, journalists to collaborate on African Science Literacy Network

Scientists, journalists to collaborate on African Science Literacy Network

Scientists and journalists have teamed up to promote science communication in Nigeria on the newly created African Science Literacy Network platform. The platform was inaugurated at the science communication and science journalism workshop in Abuja. The workshop, put together by the Teaching and Research in Neuroscience for Development (TReND) in Africa in collaboration with the University of Sussex and the Science Communication Hub Nigeria, [...]

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