– Health Ministry tasks media on public sensitisation

Federal Ministry of Health has urged the media and stakeholders in the health sector to do more in sensitising the public on adoption of preventive measures to tackle increasing global challenges. Director, Family Health Department of the ministry, Dr. Salma Kolo, made the call on Friday in Abuja, at the closing session of a two-day […]

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Raptors say all of travel party tested negative for COVID-19

The Toronto Raptors say all members of their travel party — players, coaches, staff — have tested negative for the coronavirus, with one result still pending. The Raptors were tested in Toronto on Wednesday night, two nights after they played the Utah Jazz. A pair of Jazz players, Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell, have tested […]

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Coronavirus pandemic: Let’s remember what we learned in WWII, as well as in 2008

There’s been a lot said in recent days comparing the COVID-19 pandemic to the 2008 financial crisis, including whether lessons learned then are applicable now. Granted, the situations are very different: that was a financial crisis that caused a recession, this is a public health crisis which is causing a recession that could become a […]

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Bears LB Danny Trevathan signs 3-year extension through 2022

CHICAGO – The Bears signed veteran free-agent inside linebacker Danny Trevathan to a three-year extension, the team announced Friday. “Bringing Danny back is a key re-signing for us,” Bears GM Ryan Pace said in a statement. “Not only is he a great inside linebacker and great leader on our team, he is a big part […]

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Walgreens, Target and Becton Dickinson stocks rise during Trump press conference as CEOs address coronavirus response

Subscribe to Fortune’s Outbreak newsletter for a daily roundup of stories on the coronavirus outbreak and its impact on global business. Amid a disastrous week in the markets, a few notable companies got some publicity on Friday—and a stock pop—during a press conference with President Donald Trump. The president ushered a lineup of “the biggest business people, […]

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