Nigeria coronavirus: Cases hit 2,802; Buhari waives all medical import tax
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Nigeria coronavirus: Almost 3,000 cases, Gombe patients protest ‘poor care’

Almost 3,000 cases, Gombe patients protest ‘poor care’ By close of day May 5, there were 2950 confirmed cases of CIOVID-19 in Nigeria, 481 discharged and 98 deaths the NCDC reported. Of the 148 new cases, the breakdown were as follows: 43-Lago, 32-Kano, 14-Zamfara, 10-FCT, 9-Katsina, 7-Taraba, 6-Borno, 6-Ogun, 5-Oyo, 3-Edo, 3-Kaduna, 3-Bauchi, 2-Adamawa, 2-Gombe, […]

World Coronavirus Tracker - The New York Times
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World Coronavirus Tracker – The New York Times

And now the contagion is beginning to spread more aggressively. Cases are now doubling every 9.5 days, down from 12. The daily death toll has shot up to more than 100, from a few dozen in mid-April. But a walk around New Delhi shows how much has changed. The streets of working-class neighborhoods that were […]

Coronavirus treatments: New studies on drugs hydroxychloroquine and remdesivir
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Coronavirus treatments: New studies on drugs hydroxychloroquine and remdesivir

A pair of new coronavirus treatment reports are offering new insights into experimental drugs being tried to treat Covid-19. The first provides grounds for cautious optimism about Gilead Sciences’ experimental drug remdesivir, while the second raises questions about the safety of hydroxychloroquine, the drug President Donald Trump has recklessly hyped as a potential remedy to […]

Why some COVID-19 patients may face problems even after recovery
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‘There’ll be more death,’ Trump says

Peter Jeary 12m ago / 11:22 AM UTC Yuliya Talmazan 27m ago / 11:08 AM UTC Europe set for record recession, new forecast says The European economy will contract by a record 7.5 percent this year in “a recession of historic proportions” brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, the European Commission forecast on Wednesday.  “Europe is […]

First Edition: February 24, 2020
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First Edition: May 6, 2020

Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations. Kaiser Health News: When Prisons Are ‘Petri Dishes,’ Inmates Can’t Guard Against COVID-19, They Say On April 6, an inmate named Dennis stayed up late at Indiana’s Plainfield Correctional Facility. He wrote to his wife, Lisa, and told her he was scared. “I can tell you […]