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731 Batch B NYSC members test positive for Coronavirus – PTF

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has revealed that 731 members of Batch B National Youths Service Corps (NYSC)   have tested positive for COVID-19. The chairman, PTF on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr

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EDITORIAL: New Wave Of COVID-19 Amid Bleak Economy

A greater part of last year was dotted by a devastating Coronavirus, Covid 19 pandemic that ruined the global environment as virtually all nations were not spared of its pangs. The pandemic’s immediate costs, measured in lives lost and damages

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China Approves Conditional Use Of Coronavirus Vaccine

China has approved for conditional use its first coronavirus vaccine, developed by state-owned pharmaceutical company Sinopharm. The approval, announced by the Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council, has come a day after Sinopharm said its vaccine was found

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NCDC Reports 152 New Infections, As Confirmed Cases Reach 65,457

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 152 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Tuesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the

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Coronavirus: Kenyan Doctors Threaten Work Boycott Over Lack Of PPEs

Kenyan doctors have issued a three-week strike notice, accusing the government of failing to provide them with adequate protective gear in the fight against coronavirus. Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Union (KMPDU) on Sunday said they will go on strike

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Germans Face Up To A Bleak Coronavirus Christmas

Inspite of entering a partial lockdown this week to curb the spread of the coronavirus, many Germans are still expecting Christmas to be a bleak affair this year, according to a survey released on Thursday. Just one third of those

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Four Super Eagles Players Test Positive For Coronavirus

Joel Ajayi Ahead of Friday’s and Tuesday  friendlies against Algeria and Tunisia respectively, four Super Eagles players have been tested positive for Coronavirus in Austria the venue of the games. In preparation for tomorrow’s international friendly match against Algeria, the

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Nigeria Records 329 New Cases Of Coronavirus

Nigeria’s confirmed cases of coronavirus reached 48,445 on Friday night following 329 fresh infections, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said in an update. Lagos recorded 113 of the 329 cases, followed by Kaduna with 39, FCT with 33

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US Records Over 77,000 Cases Of Covid-19 In One Day

Experts have warned that cases could soon top 100,000 a day if the country fails to take steps necessary to stem the spread of the virus.

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UK Begins Human Trial Of COVID-19 Vaccine

About 300 people will have the vaccine over the coming weeks, as part of a trial led by Prof Robin Shattock and his colleagues, at Imperial College London. Tests in animals suggest the vaccine is safe and triggers an effective

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