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COVID-19 variants

10 Jan
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), yesterday, at a press conference in Abuja, said over 663 million confirmed cases and over 6.7 million deaths have been reported globally.
21 Jul 2022
Scientists have demonstrated that extracts of stinging nettle could be used to prevent and treat COVID-19 variants of concern, ameliorate mild to moderate lower urinary tract symptoms in men with enlarged prostate and for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
7 Dec 2021
Medical experts have warned that Nigeria is exposed to newer and deadlier variants of COVID-19 as only 3,774,203 Nigerians, that is 1.887 per cent of the country’s 200 million population and about three per cent...
11 Jul 2021
Nigeria’s managers of coronavirus are scratching their heads - praying, hoping and working hard - not only to keep infection rates low, but more importantly to ensure that the spreading variants...
22 Mar 2021
New technology that can rapidly detect whether a positive COVID-19 test sample contains a known variant was being trialled by the British Government.
11 Mar 2021
There are fresh concerns that COVID-19 might become unstoppable as a new study of the United Kingdom (U.K.) and South Africa variants of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus type 2...
18 Feb 2021
It is feared that COVID-19 might become uncontrollable as the virus continues to mutate into newer and deadlier variants.
27 Jan 2021
New Covid-19 variants that make the virus more contagious and could render vaccine and antibody protection less effective have spread rapidly across dozens of countries, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.


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