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Coronavirus: Oxford Resumes Trial Of Paused Vaccine

Trials of a Covid-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University will resume after it was paused due to a reported side effect in a patient in the UK. On Tuesday, AstraZeneca said the...

Online Health Company Launches Telemedicine App

Online Health Company Limited has launched a one-stop hospital for all through a telemedicine app called ‘Ohealth Odoctor’. The App, according to the company, bridges the gap between health consultants and the public by bringing...
COVID-19: Nigeria Records 321 More Cases

France Records Highest Daily Coronavirus Infections With 10,000 Cases

French health authorities recorded the highest daily increase in coronavirus infections since the beginning of the pandemic, as the government considers further measures to stop the virus’ spread. On Thursday night, 9,843 new cases were...

COVID-19: Australia Hopes To Roll Out Almost 85 million Vaccine Doses

Australia says it will secure almost 85 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine if two promising trials prove successful. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the country had struck two deals that would allow free doses...

Ogun Moves To Check Unintended Adolescent Pregnancies

The Ogun State government has reassured of its readiness to ensure adequate implementation of Sexual and Reproductive Health programmes to curb unintended adolescents pregnancies in the states. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker,...
340 New COVID-19 Cases Push Nigeria's Total Infections To 51,304

Africa’s Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Nears 1.3m

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), on Sunday, said the number of coronavirus positive cases has risen to 1,291,724 in the continent. Africa CDC also said that the death toll from...

Coronavirus: Russian Vaccine Shows Signs Of Immune Response

Russian scientists have published the first report on their coronavirus vaccine, saying early tests showed signs of an immune response. The report published by medical journal The Lancet said every participant developed antibodies to fight...
Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Pass 1.24m As Death Toll Nears 30,000

Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Pass 1.24m As Death Toll Nears 30,000

The Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Monday said that the number of positive COVID-19 cases across the African continent has risen to 1,245,230. The centre noted that only five African...
Global Coronavirus Cases Top 25 million – Johns Hopkins Tally

Global Coronavirus Cases Top 25 million – Johns Hopkins Tally

The number of coronavirus cases recorded worldwide has topped 25 million, according to data compiled by U.S. researchers. In the United States, which has the highest case tally of any country, infection numbers are nearing...
Coronavirus: India Surpasses US For Highest Single-day Rise In Covid-19 Cases

Coronavirus: India Surpasses US For Highest Single-day Rise In Covid-19 Cases

India has set a record for the world's highest single-day increase in coronavirus cases. The nation, the world's third-most infected, on Sunday reported 78,761 new cases in 24 hours, passing the number posted in the...
India Records 77,266 New COVID-19 Cases, 1,057 Deaths In Single Day

India Records 77,266 New COVID-19 Cases, 1,057 Deaths In Single Day

India’s COVID-19 tally reached 3,387,500 and deaths reached 61,529 on Friday, according to the latest data released by the Federal Health Ministry. As many as 77,266 new COVID-19 cases and 1,057 deaths were recorded in...
India’s Virus Cases Top 3m Amid Biggest Rise In Infections

India’s Virus Cases Top 3m Amid Biggest Rise In Infections

The number of coronavirus cases in India topped three million on Sunday, government data showed. This is as the South Asian country logged the world’s biggest daily rise in cases for almost three weeks. India, a...
COVID-19: FG Enrolls 15.5m Persons In National Social Register

Global Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 800,000

The number of deaths from the new coronavirus has surpassed 800,000 around the world, according to an AFP tally based on official sources at around 1100 GMT on Saturday. In total, 800,004 fatalities have been...

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