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Nigeria Records 324 Fresh COVID-19 Cases

Nigeria on Friday recorded 324 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) announced this via its verified website. The new infections take the...

Former US Presidents Ready To Publicly Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Former US presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton are volunteering to take a coronavirus vaccine on camera if it will help promote public confidence. Obama, in an interview with SiriusXM radio,...

Ex- French President, Giscard d’Estaing Dies Of COVID-19

Former French president Valery Giscard d’Estaing has been declared dead. He died at the age of 94 at his home in the central French department of Loir-et-Cher on Wednesday from complications linked to COVID-19.

Brexit Accelerated UK’s COVID-19 Vaccine Approval – Govt

Britain crowed on Wednesday that Brexit had hastened its rollout of a Covid-19 vaccine while the EU lags on its own approval, provoking criticism that it was indulging in pharmaceutical nationalism. The UK’s Medicines...

UK Approves Pfizer-BioNtech Coronavirus Vaccine

The Medicine and Healthcare products regulatory agency (MHRA), the UK’s medical regulator, gave a green signal to the coronavirus vaccine co-developed by BioNtech SE and Pfizer Inc on Wednesday, concluding it’s both safe and effective.

UK Becomes First Country To Approve COVID-19 Vaccine

The United Kingdom, UK has taken the lead as the first country to approve a vaccine for COVID-19. The UK has approved the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus jab COVID-19 vaccine for general use from next week.

NCDC Provides Update On Mass Production Of COVID-19 Vaccines

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has spoken on the mass production of COVID-19 vaccines. The NCDC also said that in spite of the announcements of the discovery of vaccines to tackle novel...

Scotland Begins Student COVID-19 Tests Before Christmas

As an unusual term comes to a close and Christmas holidays draw closer, students at the University of St Andrews in Scotland filed in and out of a sports hall that has been transformed into a mass...

Ondo Completes 20-Bed Covid-19 Isolation Center In Okitipupa

Ondo State Government has completed a 20-bed unit and laboratory at the newly established Covid-19 Isolation Center in Okitipupa area. The isolation center is established as part of measures to mitigate the second wave...

COVID 19: US To Distribute 6.4 Million Doses Of Pfizer Vaccine In December

United States has disclosed it plans to distribute 6.4 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in the first week after it is cleared for emergency use, which is likely next month. A committee...
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