23 May 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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
16 Apr 2021
An international advocacy organisation, Global Citizen, known for advocacy work and impactful campaigns in support of pressing social issues, has urged world leaders to ensure the equitable distribution
5 Apr 2021
Britain on Monday will unveil plans to restart international travel as it cautiously exits a coronavirus lockdown, but India was forced to further tighten curbs to fight a huge spike in infections.
5 Apr 2021
A group of bar, karaoke, and mahjong parlour owners have gone on a symbolic hunger strike in Hong Kong over anti-coronavirus measures that have kept them shuttered for most of the last year.
27 Mar 2021
The Philippines announced Saturday that more than 24 million people in and around Manila will go into lockdown next week, as hospitals in the capital struggle to cope with a surge in coronavirus infections.
21 Mar 2021
As his oxygen levels plunged dangerously low, Darren Buttrick had just 15 minutes to call his family before he was sedated and put on a ventilator...
21 Mar 2021
Thousands of protesters angry at Covid-19 restrictions rallied in cities across Europe on Saturday as several nations reimposed partial lockdowns
5 Mar 2021
Dr Ejike Oji, Chairman Technical Management Committee, Association for the Advancement of Family Planning (AAFP), says arrival
28 Feb 2021
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday said the country will start relaxing coronavirus restrictions, moving from alert level three down to level one
27 Feb 2021
South Africa on Saturday received its second consignment of Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines, the health minister said, as the continent's hardest-hit country scrambles to shore up its inoculation drive.