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1 Oct
Cases of COVID-19, particularly the delta variant, have surged the world over, largely in the United States, Great Britain, the European Union and Africa. This coincides with when schools
28 Aug
President Joe Biden said Friday that China was withholding "critical information" on the origins of Covid-19 after the US intelligence community said it did not believe the virus was a bioweapon -- but remained split on whether it escaped from a lab. The United States, however, does not believe Chinese officials had foreknowledge of the…
15 Aug
With the seeming apathy on the part of some Nigerians in the face of the third wave of COVID-19 and the Delta variant, which medical authorities have said is much more contagious
1 Aug
Chinese cities rolled out mass testing of millions of people and imposed fresh travel restrictions as health authorities battled Sunday...
23 Jul
The Philippines sent millions of children back into lockdown Friday as hospitals prepared for a surge in coronavirus cases fuelled by the highly contagious
11 Jul
British authorities warned against large gatherings ahead of the Euro 2020 football final Sunday, fearful of the highly transmissible Delta coronavirus variant
7 Jul
The Olympic torch relay has been scrapped on Tokyo's public roads, officials announced Wednesday, as virus concerns continue to plague the Games just over two weeks before they begin.
30 May
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.
29 May
Vietnam has discovered a new Covid-19 variant which spreads quickly by air and is a combination of the Indian and British strains
23 May
After dealing with two coronavirus funerals in two weeks, Raj Sharma was too grief-stricken to negotiate a third with profiteering hearse drivers and crematoriums
14 May
A community health nurse, Mrs Toyosi Ogunkunle, says handwashing with soap and water, is still the best method of hygiene to minimise the chances of spreading and contracting viral illnesses such as gastroenteritis. Ogunkunle said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Ibadan. According to her, while hand…
13 May
Experts don't know yet how long COVID-19 vaccination will be effective. Studies of two prominent COVID-19 vaccines suggest they remain effective for at least six months

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President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday said anyone found guilty in the death of Sylvester Oromoni will be made to face the full wrath of the law. Oromoni was a student of Dowen College, Lekki in Lagos before his death. His parents said he died after being bullied by his senior schoolmates in the school dormitory. The…
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Chelsea blew their chance to finish top of Champions League Group H as Magomed Ozdoev's stoppage-time equaliser forced the holders to settle for a dramatic 3-3 draw at Zenit Saint Petersburg on Wednesday.
1 hour ago
Juventus completed their Champions League group phase with a largely uneventful 1-0 win over Malmo which allowed them to qualify for the last 16 as Group H winners.
2 hours ago
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.
6 hours ago
The death toll from the eruption of Indonesia's Mount Semeru has risen to 39, authorities said Wednesday, as rescuers scrambled to retrieve more bodies under the threat of further volcanic activity.