Category: Health

Teaching and Learning in COVID-19-Time

Teaching and Learning in COVID-19-Time

England declared war on Germany on September 3, 1939, just two days after the Nazis invaded Poland. It became a live question, with the Michaelmas term about to begin, whether universities in England should continue to carry out their essential task of learning. For at universities (and any educational institution) students learn (presumably!), and they do so owing to the […]

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Be careful where you get your news about coronavirus

Be careful where you get your news about coronavirus

News about the new and deadly virus that appeared in Wuhan, China in December of 2019 is everywhere. The virus is now called severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and the disease it causes is called COVID-19. Where should you turn for the latest information on a rapidly changing situation? It’s hard to beat the convenience of the internet, and […]

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Coronavirus Not Created But Invented?

Coronavirus Not Created But Invented?

There is no one holy like the Lord; there is no one besides you; there is no Rock like our God. 1 Sam. 2:2 The concept of God’s holiness is beyond our ability to fully comprehend. It is His character, indispensable and central to who He is. God’s holiness embodies all His other attributes like: Righteousness, Goodness, Kindness, Mercy, Justice, […]

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Buhari’s first Coronavirus (COVID-19) address

Buhari’s first Coronavirus (COVID-19) address

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has given his first coronavirus address to the nation touching on a myriad of issues from containment efforts, social and economic intervention and the way forward. A major takeaway was the imposition of a lockdown on two impacted states, Lagos and Osun and also in the Federal Capital territory, FCT. The relevant part of his address […]

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Masque of the Coronavirus (Image by resprouk)

The Masque of the Coronavirus

In shutting the world in, coronavirus has brought out the viral quality of fear. Men tend to panic when life changes overnight and moves beyond their control. Pandemonium is never as distant as a complacent, comfortable people imagine. Civilized society is not immune from collapse just because it is civilized. Ingenuity leads to dependency, and dependency to dilemma. As Americans […]

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Jesus, Still The Right Choice!

Jesus, Still The Right Choice!

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life and have it to the full. John 10:10 Although the Coronavirus is stealing from us, killing many people and destroying economies, social life, etc.; the verse quoted above was meant for Satan. Jesus confirmed that Satan’s agenda is to steal, kill and […]

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An influenza ward at a U.S. Army Camp Hospital in France during the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918. (Image Shutterstock)

What does the Bible say about pandemic diseases?

Various outbreaks of pandemic diseases, such as Ebola or the coronavirus, have prompted many to ask why God allows—or even causes—pandemic diseases and whether such illnesses are a sign of the end times. The Bible, particularly the Old Testament, describes numerous occasions when God brought plagues and diseases on His people and on His enemies “to make you see my […]

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Why Nature Is Therapeutic

Humans crave a connection with nature. From gardening and horticulture to taking a stroll through the park or hiking through the mountains, man has found solace in nature for centuries. But with a rapidly deteriorating environment, shortage of open spaces, fear of “stranger-danger” during outdoor playtime, and an emerging culture of technology-obsessed youth, American life is punctuated by nature deprivation […]

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Coronavirus: Important Preventive Measures

Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. Romans 12:13a During the wake of the most recent pandemic, COVID-19, we hope you are staying strong, healthy and are also taking the proper precautions. Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new virus strain spreading from person-to-person. It is currently in the United States and many other countries, after originating in China. […]

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An Italian citizen who worked in Lagos is the first person with coronavirus to be identified in sub-Saharan Africa. (Image Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images)

Nigeria confirms first coronavirus case

The head of Nigeria’s National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirms the first coronavirus case and says the country is more than capable of dealing with coronavirus as Africa’s most populous nation records its first case. “Nigeria is ready,” Chikwe Ihekweazu said. “We successfully managed Ebola and we manage outbreaks all the time and are currently managing Lassa fever. We […]

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