Things To Do and Not To Do After Taking Covid Vaccine
The pandemic has changed the way of life for most; outings, clubbing, partying can never be the same again. However, with the vaccine, life got easier. The vaccine works as a preventive way to slow the surging pandemic, however, there are certain things that vaccinated people may be free to do which they previously could…
Star US Podcaster Joe Rogan Says He Has Covid
Comedian Joe Rogan, whose podcast racks up millions of listens but who has faced criticism for suggesting young people need not get vaccinated against Covid-19, said Wednesday he had tested positive for the virus. In a post on Instagram, Rogan said he was tested after showing mild symptoms following a trip to Florida, which is…
WHO warns of 'long term' Covid impact on mental health
The mental health impact of the pandemic will be "long-term and far-reaching", the World Health Organization said Thursday, as experts and leaders called for action on Covid-linked anxiety and stress. "Everyone is affected in one way or another," the WHO said in a statement at the start of a two-day meeting in Athens with health…
Tokyo Olympics may be cancelled amid rising COVID cases
The Tokyo Olympics - due to begin on Friday - could be cancelled at the last minute because of rising coronavirus cases, the Games’ chief has admitted, reports Skysports.
African medical experts, researchers, others move for local production of vaccines
Coalition for Dialogue on Africa (CoDA) will today host medical experts, researchers and policymakers from the Africa continent to unveil its Independent Task Team (ITT) on equitable
Fever clinic and Covid kits: Tokyo 2020 shows off Olympic Village
Tokyo 2020 organisers threw open the doors of the Olympic Village to the media on Sunday, showcasing virus upgrades including a fever clinic just over a month before the Games begin.
Innovating Nigeria: The Rise of True Compatriots
Beneath the obvious national contradictions and challenges we face, there is a deep revolution brewing that is “innovation at the speed of thought." One of the biggest perks of the Office of the Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is the privilege of meeting the smartest people in Nigeria and beyond.…
South Africa steps up virus curbs against third wave
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced Sunday that South Africa would re-impose stricter measures against Covid-19 fearing the whole country will soon face a third wave of the pandemic.
Vietnam discovers new hybrid virus variant: state media
Vietnam has discovered a new Covid-19 variant which spreads quickly by air and is a combination of the Indian and British strains