April 14, 2021

Category: Health

COVID-19 Vaccination: Africa In Danger Of Being Left Behind – WHO
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COVID-19 Vaccination: Africa In Danger Of Being Left Behind – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that Africa is in danger of being left behind in COVID-19 vaccination as prices spike due to competition in other regions. NAN reports that the agency’s Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, gave the warning during a briefing on Thursday. Moeti stated that Guinea was the only […]

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WAWU!! Gorillas Test Positive For Coronavirus
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WAWU!! Gorillas Test Positive For Coronavirus

Gorillas at the San Diego Zoo in California have tested positive for coronavirus. The test was conducted using faecal samples after great apes began coughing. The zoo management, on Monday, said they are quarantine together. “Aside from some congestion and coughing, the gorillas are doing well,” said Lisa Peterson, the executive director. The animals are […]

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Send COVID-19 Protocol Violators On Community Service To Infectious Disease Hospital Yaba – Nigerian Medical Doctor Advices Lagos State Government
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Send COVID-19 Protocol Violators On Community Service To Infectious Disease Hospital Yaba – Nigerian Medical Doctor Advices Lagos State Government

A Nigerian medical doctor has suggested to the Lagos state government that all persons arrested for violating the COVID19 protocols in the state be sent on community service to the Infectious Disease Hospitals. Dr. Bella Nifemi gave the advice after men of the Lagos state police command arrested 237 COVID19 violators at different clubs in […]

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Kano LG Election: Six Candidates Disqualified For Failing Drug Test
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Kano LG Election: Six Candidates Disqualified For Failing Drug Test

Ahead of the January 16 local government polls in Kano State, the State’s Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC) on Wednesday said it disqualified six candidates over their failure to pass its drug test. Daily Trust reports that KAINSEC said it introduced the compulsory drug test for all candidates vying for Chairmanship and Councillorship positions in the […]

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Joe Biden Names Nigerian As His COVID-19 Policy Advisor
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Joe Biden Names Nigerian As His COVID-19 Policy Advisor

President-Elect of the United States, Joe Biden, has named a Nigerian-American, Osaremen Okolo as his COVID-19 policy advisor. Okolo was among 100 names announced as additional members of the White House staff by the Biden transition team on Wednesday. Biden is expected to be sworn-in on January 20. Okolo, born to Nigerian parents, currently serves […]

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Wike To Re-Impose COVID-19 Lockdown In Rivers In January
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Wike To Re-Impose COVID-19 Lockdown In Rivers In January

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has hinted that he would re-impose COVID-19 lockdown in the state beginning from January following the recent upsurge in the number of coronavirus cases in the State. Wike according to a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media, Kelvin Ebiri, gave a hint of the imminent second phase […]

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President Buhari Mourns 20 Nigerian Doctors Killed By COVID-19
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President Buhari Mourns 20 Nigerian Doctors Killed By COVID-19

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Nigerian doctors killed by COVID-19. This was contained in a statement on Saturday by Garba Shehu, a presidential spokesman. He disclosed that Buhari has sent his condolence to the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) over the loss. President Buhari stated that their death was painful because […]

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