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19 Dec 2021
Israel's health ministry Sunday recommended banning Israelis from travelling to the United States, and added several European countries to its Covid "red list", aimed at containing the Omicron variant's spread.
16 Dec 2021
France will ban non-essential travel to and from Britain from the weekend to slow the spread of the Omicron Covid-19 variant that is causing record numbers of cases on the other side of the Channel, the government said Thursday.
16 Dec 2021
When in July 2021 yours truly came up with the opinion essay titled: ‘COVID-19 Delta Variant: The time to act is now!’ It was with the scientific knowledge that all viruses are obligate parasites.
15 Dec 2021
The World Health Organization warned Tuesday Omicron was spreading at an unprecedented rate and urged countries to act, as drug maker Pfizer said its coronavirus pill was effective against the variant.
13 Dec 2021
Barring any last minute change, all eyes are on the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 to announce the Federal Government’s placement of the United Kingdom (UK), Canada, Saudi Arabia, among others, on a red list, banning both airlines and their citizens from coming into Nigeria.
9 Dec 2021
Cases of coronavirus in Africa nearly doubled over a week as Omicron spread, but hospitalisations in South Africa, where the new variant was discovered, remain low, the UN said Thursday.
9 Dec 2021
The Saudi Arabia authority was the latest country to slam its doors against Nigeria as it, yesterday, suspended all flight operations coming from Nigeria into the kingdom over the outbreak of Omicron variant of COVID-19.
8 Dec 2021
Leicester will be without seven players for Thursday's decisive Europa League trip to Napoli due to coronavirus cases or illness, manager Brendan Rodgers revealed on Wednesday.
8 Dec 2021
The Omicron variant appears to be no worse than other coronavirus strains, top scientists from the WHO and the United States told AFP while cautioning that more research is needed to judge its severity.
7 Dec 2021
The United Kingdom’s imposition of flight restrictions on Nigerians and other nationals will cost British Airways over 2000 flights in the next three months.
7 Dec 2021
As the Omicron variant of COVID-19 spreads globally, Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodimma, has distributed vaccines to the 305 wards in the 27 councils of the state.
6 Dec 2021
The British High Commission, yesterday, said it would “pause making decisions” on visitor visa applications from all red list countries, which includes Nigeria.

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