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Lagos Covid-19 Updates

Lagos Covid-19 Updates

Separate the facts from fiction on the novel coronavirus with Dr. Ayodele Renner. We bring you daily COVID-19 updates from the city of Lagos, Nigeria

2020-05-04 13:43:59.0

Should You Visit Hospitals During This COVID-19 Pandemic?

One of the burning questions during this global pandemic is that should you continue with your regular hospital visit or not? The important fact is that you are more likely to come in contact with the virus at a hospital, so it might be wise to consider Telemedicine.

2020-05-04 02:06:58.0

The Irony of Social Distancing inside Lagos Danfo

As the Federal Government of Nigeria eases the Lockdown in Lagos, Ogun, and Abuja while also mandating the use of facemask and maintaining social distance as much as possible, one begins to wonder the possibility of social distance inside Lagos danfo bus or molue.

2020-04-28 04:38:07.0

COVID-19, Oil Price and The Nigerian Economy

In the face of the current dual challenge of falling oil price and economic lockdown occasioned by COVID-19 pandemic, the question is, which policy direction is effective in driving economic expansion? Policy directions should be guided based on established evidence; therefore, the broad objective of this study is to analyse the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Nigerian economy and proffer policy recommendations based on the Dynamic CGE model of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group.

2020-04-28 03:31:13.0

The Future of Travels Post Covid-19 Lockdown

Scientists predicted that Coronavirus will not leave us until some foreseeable future, what are some of the changes that we should be prepared for in our society? Dr. Renner here again to sensitize you on the future of travels, post COVID-19.

2020-04-27 13:59:33.0

What's the Fuss About Face Mask and Covid-19?

The campaign about the use of facemask, does facemask really protect me from contracting coronavirus? Dr. Renner explains more.

2020-04-27 03:03:33.0

Burial Practices For Covid-19 Practice

Dr. Renner shares burial best practices surrounding COVID-19 corpses.

2020-04-20 04:51:24.0

Socio-culturally Appropriateness of Social Distancing in Nigeria

Social distancing is a valid containment solution for the novel coronavirus, but it is a solution that doesn’t grasp a reality that is extremely widespread across Africa: people survive difficulty by coming together as communities of care, not pulling apart in a retreat into individualism. The World Health Organization is promoting social distancing as an essential response to this pandemic, forgetting that there are many parts of the world where this single solution is contextually inadequate or even dangerous.  It’s time for us Nigerians to start thinking about solutions that are not based on the legitimate fears of other nations, but on our own established realities.

2020-04-19 13:48:26.0

Social Economic Implications of Covid-19 on Nigerian Economy - The Trident

As part of a special 5 part series on the social-economic implications of COVID-19 on Nigerian Economy, to begin with, we look at the Trident against COVID-19. The global pandemic has affected 200+ countries, infected close to 2 million people around the world. Responses have varied; however, they have been rooted in 2 critical tridents Government, Private Sector and the people carrying out Medical efficiency, Governance and Communication. The countries that have fared better are those who have effectively collaborated.

2020-04-17 11:42:09.0

Debunking The Rumors - African Warm Weather Doesn't Prevent The Spread of Covid-19

Dr. Renner is here again and this time, we are debunking some widely spread rumors about COVID-19 in Africa.

2020-04-14 11:05:08.0

Getting Tested For Covid-19? You Should Know This!

Dr. Renner is here to answer your questions about getting tested for COVID-19



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