MALARIA

Malaria is a disease caused by a parasite. The parasite is transmitted to humans through the bites of infected mosquitoes. People who have malaria usually feel very sick, with a high fever and shaking chills. Each year, approximately 210 million people are infected with malaria, and about 440,000 people dieContinue Reading

BELLO LOSES MOTHER

The mother of the Kogi Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, Hajia Hauwau Oziohu Bello has died. She was aged 101. Bello, in a statement he personally signed in Lokoja, on Sunday, stated that the deceased will be buried on Monday, at her residence in Nagazi, Okene LG. The statement reads: “WithContinue Reading

SAVING LEAH SHARIBU

AS I write this, it will be about two years that 15- year-old Nigerian school girl – Leah Sharibu – was abducted with her mates at Government Girls’ Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State. She was among the 110 girls that Boko Haram insurgents forcefully took away only for themContinue Reading

CORONAVIRUS: CAFE AND BAR JOBS 'GONE BY MAY' IF LAWS DO NOT CHANGE - TRADE BODY

Resort, cafe and eating chains will fail and jobs will go if the government doesn’t do more to assist the industry, a trade group has warned the chancellor. In a letter to Rishi Sunak, lobby group UK Hospitality mentioned coronavirus was an “existential threat” to the sector. It needs toContinue Reading

TRUMP DECLARES NATIONAL EMERGENCY OVER CORONAVIRUS AND CALLS ON HOSPITALS TO ACTIVATE EMERGENCY PLANS

Donald Trump has declared a nationwide emergency while below intense pressure from Democrats and health officers over his administration’s dealing with of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, as his approval scores fall and the inventory market has plunged throughout the week. Flanked by business executives and top health officials in his administration, the market noticed an uptick becauseContinue Reading

WHAT AN AMERICA -- OR A WORLD -- WITHOUT SPORTS LOOKS LIKE

Amy Bass (@bassab1) is the writer of “One Goal: A Coach, a Team, and the Game That Brought a Divided Town Collectively” and “Not the Triumph however the Battle: The 1968 Olympics and the Making of the Black Athlete,” amongst different titles. The views expressed listed below are solely hers. Learn extra opinion onContinue Reading

HOUSE PASSES A SWEEPING RELIEF PACKAGE AS THE CORONAVIRUS SPREADS TO 49 STATES.

The House early Saturday morning handed a sweeping relief package to help people affected by the outbreak of the coronavirus, transferring to confront a rising pandemic that has upended lives and wreaked havoc on monetary markets. The vote followed a roller-coaster day of negotiations that threatened to veer off trackContinue Reading

TRUMP IS CONCERNED ABOUT COMING INTO CONTACT WITH PEOPLE INFECTED WITH CORONAVIRUS

(CNN)A source close to Donald Trump said the President is telling people close to him that he is indeed concerned about coming into contact with people who have contracted the coronavirus, including the Brazilian official who tested positive after coming face-to-face with Trump at Mar-a-Lago. “He is very concerned about all the people he metContinue Reading

AMERICA FACES A NEW NORMAL AS CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAKS SHOW NO SIGN OF SLOWING DOWN

Travel restrictions into the US are going into effect today. Leaders across the country are banning public gatherings, dozens of school districts and universities hit the pause button on classes, sports leagues suspended their seasons and major entertainment venues — including Broadway and Disney World — announced a halt in activities. Despite the unprecedented measures, one topContinue Reading

WHAT TO DO IF THERE'S A CORONAVIRUS CASE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD OR APARTMENT BUILDING

First of all, don’t panic It won’t help, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention bluntly says, “Stay calm.” There has been some fear-mongering, though, making people susceptible to misinformation and panic-buying. “On the one hand, (the response is) understandable, but on the other hand it’s excessive,” said StevenContinue Reading

‘HE’S GONNA GET US ALL KILLED’: SENSE OF UNEASE AFTER TRUMP CORONAVIRUS SPEECH

Donald Trump’s first Oval Office address – that almost sacred altar for US presidents on prime time television – came in January 2019 amid a partial government shutdown and asserted that only a border wall can keep out dangerous illegal immigrants. His second such address on Wednesday night was again couched in termsContinue Reading

HEALTHY DIET

A healthy diet has been scientifically proven to provide numerous health benefits, such as reducing your risk of several chronic diseases and keeping your body healthy. However, making major changes to your diet can sometimes seem very overwhelming. Instead of making big changes, it may be better to start with a fewContinue Reading

Published: March 9, 2020 at 5:15 p.m. ET By Ibekwe Cynthia Equities on cusp of bear territory as investors mark bull market’s 11th birthday APA/AFP via Getty Images Email icon Facebook icon Twitter icon Linkedin icon Flipboard icon Print icon Resize icon Referenced Symbols SPX -7.59%  DJIA -7.78%  COMP -7.28% Continue Reading

Stocks will fall into a bear market if the Dow and S&P 500 close below these levels

Published: March 9, 2020 at 5:15 p.m. ET By Ibekwe Cynthia Equities on cusp of bear territory as investors mark bull market’s 11th birthday APA/AFP via Getty Images Email icon Facebook icon Twitter icon Linkedin icon Flipboard icon Print icon Resize icon Referenced Symbols SPX -7.59%  DJIA -7.78%  COMP -7.28% Continue Reading

TRUMP'S TOP ECONOMIC ADVISER SAYS THEY ARE CONSIDERING ASSISTANCE FOR PEOPLE IMPACTED BY CORONAVIRUS

National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said Friday that the White House is considering small “timely and targeted micro forms of assistance” for Americans impacted by the novel coronavirus. “The news I was trying to put out this morning is we’re not looking at these massive, federal, throw money atContinue Reading

MANCHESTER UNITED VS. MANCHESTER CITY SCORE: RED DEVILS BOOST CHAMPIONS LEAGUE DREAMS WITH WIN

Manchester United completed a Premier League season sweep of rival Manchester City on Sunday and greatly boosted its chances of qualifying for the Champions League with a 2-0 victory. Anthony Martial scored the winner 30 minutes in, and Scott McTominay scored a crazy goal in the 96th minute to stretchContinue Reading

THE HAND SANITIZER COMPANY STEP UP PRODUCTION DURING THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

A person uses Purell hand sanitizer during the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando, Florida. GOJO Industries is ramping up production of PURELL products in response to coronavirus, the company said today. GOJO Industries has “increased production significantly” for PURELL following an increased demand for hygiene products,Continue Reading

HOW RUSSIA IS PREPARING FOR A POSSIBLE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

Passengers in face masks fill in special forms and have their temperature measured upon arrival at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport. As the airport tightens health security measures due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, employees are checking passengers arriving from China, Italy, South Korea and Iran. Press Office of the MoscowContinue Reading

US HEALTH OFFICIALS RELEASE 2 CORONAVIRUS PATIENTS FROM QUARANTINE

Two coronavirus patients were released from a San Antonio healthcare facility “after meeting criteria for discharge,” US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spokesperson Carol Williams tells CNN. One of the patients was released last night and another this morning, Williams said. Additionally, a Diamond Princess evacuee completed an extended quarantine yesterdayContinue Reading

APPLE RECOMMENDING APPLE PARK EMPLOYEES FROM HOME DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

Apple is encouraging its Silicon Valley employees to work from home due to concerns over the novel coronavirus, according to a company spokesperson. Its Seattle employees can also work remotely. The iPhone maker’s headquarters is in Cupertino, California. It also has offices in Santa Clara, California. Last month: Apple warned investors thatContinue Reading

CDC SAYS OLDER ADULTS SHOULD “STAY AT HOME AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE” DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

Amid a coronavirus outbreak in the United States, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention posted new guidance on its website, encouraging older people and people with severe chronic medical conditions to “stay at home as much as possible.” This advice is on a CDC website that was posted Thursday.Continue Reading

SON OF NURSING HOME RESIDENT WITH CORONAVIRUS DESCRIBES FIGHT TO GET MOTHER TESTED

A nursing home resident in Kirkland, Washington, is now hospitalized with coronavirus after repeatedly being discouraged from going to the emergency room, according to the patient’s son. Amir Medawar told CNN’s Anderson Cooper this afternoon that he started trying to get mother Odette to the hospital on Sunday when heContinue Reading

TYPES OF VEGETABLES

Vegetables are available in many varieties and can be classified into biological groups or ‘families’, including: Leafy green – lettuce, spinachand silver beet Cruciferous – cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sproutsand broccoli Marrow – pumpkin, cucumber and zucchini Root – potato, sweet potatoand yam Edible plant stem – celery and asparagus Allium – onion, garlic and shallot. LEAFY GREEN: Leaf vegetables, also called leafy greens, salad greens, pot herbs, vegetable greens, or simply greens, are plant leaves eaten asContinue Reading

CHELSEA'S BILLY GILMOUR SAYS MAN UNITED'S HARRY MAGUIRE GRABBED HIM BY THROAT

Harry Maguire of Manchester United gets to grips with Billy Gilmour of Chelsea during the Carabao Cup Round of 16 match between Chelsea FC and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on October 30, 2019 in London, England. Chelsea youngster Billy Gilmour has recalled an incident between himself and Manchester United’sContinue Reading

WWE NEWS: JOHNNY GARGANO SAYS THE ONLY WAY IS ‘THE JOHNNY GARGANO WAY,’ UUDD RELEASES BATTLE OF THE BRANDS S2E28, FULL ELIMINATION CHAMBER 2017 MATCH

Johnny Gargano wrote on comments on Twitter this week about “The Johnny Gargano Way.” Yesterday he wrote on Twitter, “You know why… You just don’t want to admit that you were wrong. The lines are not blurred… From now on there’s only one way to do things… The JOHNNY GARGANOContinue Reading