FG denies placing order for Russian vaccine
The Federal Government (FG), yesterday, said Nigeria had not placed order for any vaccines from Russia. It made the clarification following reports that about 20 countries
Making personal protective equipment against COVID-19 available in hospitals
In support of the country’s national response to Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Novo Nordisk Nigeria donated medical supplies
More plants with antiviral properties validated
Scientists have continued to advance efforts to identify and validate plants and natural products with antiviral properties, especially against the deadly Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus
Caleb varsity to refund accommodation fees to students, seeks parents’ support
Following the controversy between Caleb University management and parents over payment of sundry fees, including accommodation when schools are not in session, the institution
FEC approves N8.4bn for additional testing, diagnostic materials for 774 LGAs
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved N8.49billion for the procurement of 12 items in various quantities
New Zealand could delay election after virus return
New Zealand's looming general election could be delayed, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern warned Wednesday, as the shock re-emergence of the coronavirus sent the country's largest city into lockdown and forced nursing homes nationwide to shut their doors.
US health chief sceptical of Russia's virus vaccine claim
Washington's health chief on Wednesday expressed scepticism about Russia's claim of developing the world's first safe coronavirus vaccine, pointing to the lack of data from its initial trials.
Barcelona COVID-19 case had no contact with Champions League squad
A Barcelona player has tested positive for coronavirus but he has not been in contact with the squad travelling to Lisbon for the Champions League quarter-final against Bayern Munich, the club said on Wednesday.