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21 Dec 2020
The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has reported 501 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country.
29 Nov 2020
Dr. Gambo Gumel Aliyu is the Director-General of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA). Aliyu, an epidemiologist and public health specialist, studied at the Ahmadu Bello University
28 Nov 2020
The World Health Organization on Thursday urged African countries to improve their capacity to vaccinate populations against Covid-19, warning the continent was still "far from ready"
26 Nov 2020
Again, the African Centre of Excellence for the Genomics of Infectious Disease (ACEGID) at Redeemer’s University (RUN), Ede, Osun State, has blazed the trail on medical diagnosis and research.
21 Nov 2020
Russia on Saturday registered record numbers for daily infections and deaths from the coronavirus, two days after having passed two million cases.
15 Nov 2020
Brazilians voted Sunday in municipal elections that will test the strength of the country's rightward shift under President Jair Bolsonaro, with the coronavirus pandemic looming large -- and likely denting turnout. These are the first elections since Bolsonaro, a far-right former army captain often compared to US President Donald Trump, surged to victory in 2018,…
15 Nov 2020
The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 112 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria had so far tested 705,809 people since the first confirmed COVID-19 case was reported on Feb.…
11 Nov 2020
Imo State has recorded 12 deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic since the index case was confirmed in the country. Also within the period, 616 confirmed cases were recorded, while 580 infected persons recovered from the pandemic. State Coordinator of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr. Sebastian Okwu, who disclosed this in Owerri, during a media…
11 Nov 2020
When the outbreak of COVID-19 started globally, it was as though Nigerian citizens were different species of humans who were not prone to the virus unlike every other country in the world. Unluckily for Nigeria, this global pandemic was first discovered on 28th February 2020 from United Kingdom returnees. It was almost two months after…
11 Nov 2020
The problem was that democracy pandered to desire. It gave people what they wanted from day to day, but it did nothing to make sure they wanted the right things. It had no capacity for wisdom, for difficult decisions, or for hard truths. Democracies were founded on flattery and lies. Democratic politicians told the people…
10 Nov 2020
Two more people close to US President Donald Trump tested positive for the coronavirus, media reports said Monday. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson. 69, has contracted the virus
31 Oct 2020
Greece became the latest country to announce a partial lockdown Saturday to combat soaring coronavirus infections, and news reports suggested England may soon follow as other countries faced growing protests over restrictions. Portugal is also considering tighter restrictions as the infections hit record numbers there, while Slovakia launched an ambitious programme to test its entire…

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