Coronavirus Lockdown: Ford India Extends Warranty, Scheduled Services Till June 30

One of the biggest worries car owners have during this ongoing lockdown is about the scheduled services and warranty support of their vehicles which were availed under normal circumstances. Automakers, however, are going that extra mile for customers who have been affected due to the lockdown and this includes taking care of all active services till […]

Sterling Bank launches N1b Health workers’ Fund

READ ALSO: Effect of COVID-19 pandemic on Nigeria still unclear —UN Continuing, he disclosed that the Bank has set up an independent Governance Board made up of seasoned health professionals to administer the fund while the bank concentrates on raising funds from various donors.

Coronavirus Pandemic: Ford India To Make Face Shields At Chennai And Sanand Facilities

Ford India today announced a series of initiatives to help fight the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Ford has set up a team to produce personal protective equipment – face shields, at its Chennai and Sanand plants. The protective face shield is designed and developed by Ford engineers and will be distributed to doctors, paramedics, sanitary workers […]

Inside SF’s first coronavirus hospital unit: ‘Prepare for the worst and hope for the best’

In this specialized unit, one patient at a time can be treated in a negative pressure room that lets air come in but not go out, reducing the risk of infection. Nurses separate supplies on tables marked “clean” or “dirty.” Technicians manage the patients’ oxygen flow, give them blood pressure medication and sedatives, and turn […]

FG battles COVID-19 with N500b package, seeks $3.4b IMF facility

The Forum expressed appreciation to the Private Sector Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) set up by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for their pledge to support states increase their capacity to mitigate the spread of the virus and care for confirmed cases through the construction of isolation centres and the distribution of personal protective equipment […]

COVID-19: Team produces prototype ventilator

READ ALSO: NUPENG distributes sanitizers, safety kits to tanker drivers “So we put together a technical committee and the result is what we see today. We studied and captured heat values using our thermo-graphic camera. Values recorded are great and there hasn’t been any thermal runaway,” said Okoya.

Covid-19 update: Hoarding, transport snags choke supply of essentials

But there is a problem. It only stocks cereals (rice and wheat), and limited quantities of pulses and sugar. The crisis is concentrated in a clutch of other necessary items: flour, biscuits, edible oil, soaps, handwash, some varieties of lentils, vegetables, baby food, packaged juices, medicines for a variety of conditions, even matchboxes.

Civic body ropes in 81 private hospitals to treat coronavirus cases

The facilities fulfil all COVID-19 treatment criteria After granting permission to some 10 private hospitals to handle novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients, Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has now decided to rope in 81 more privately run medical facilities to step up the fight against the virus. Since Pune district has seen a surge of positive […]

Chilling pictures show the giant liquid oxygen tanks being used at make-shift NHS Nightingale hospital in Yorkshire

Experts have been conflicted since the beginning of the outbreak about whether the true number of people who are infected is significantly higher than the official numbers of recorded cases. Some people are expected to have such mild symptoms that they never even realise they are ill unless they’re tested, so only the more serious […]

Three in four American hospitals are already treating COVID-19 patients – 10 days ahead of a projected peak

Hospital workers appear at a staff entrance as motorcyclists and friends of Chad Edmonds, of Cedar Rapids, wave from a parking ramp on the UnityPoint St. Luke’s campus in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Sunday. Edmonds has been battling COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, in the hospital and is in an induced coma, […]