Tags : Covid-19

FG Earmark N396 Billion for COVID-19 Vaccine In 2021-2022

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Dr Zainab Ahmed, has said  that the Federal Government had budgeted N396 billion for the provision of the COVID-19 vaccine in the 2022 Appropriation. She noted that the request which is being prepared to be passed down to the national assembly as a supplementary budget for COVID-19 […]Read More

Over 9 in 10 Nigerian Youth Ready To Combat Against

According to a new research, findings showed that 9 in 10 Nigerian youth want to take personal action in the fight against malaria, with over half (58%) believing the disease can be eliminated in their lifetimes. With COVID-19 diverting attention from malaria, over half (58%) believe they are the generation to end the disease, despite […]Read More

2021 Week 13: COVID-19 Cases Drops To Over 700

Nigeria, in the thirteen week of 2021, recorded a total of 722 cases of COVID-19 was reported. On average, the country had over 103.1 daily records of cases between March 26th and April 1st, 2021. According to Nigerian Center for Disease Control, the country had recorded a total number of 113 on Friday, 26th of […]Read More

2021 Week 12: COVID-19 Cases Drops To Over 800

Nigeria, in the twelfth week of 2021, recorded a total of 866 cases of COVID-19. On average, the country had over 123.7 daily records of cases between March 19th and March 25th, 2021. According to Nigerian Center for Disease Control, the country had recorded a total number of 130 cases on Friday, 19th of March. […]Read More

Covid-19: Kenya Added To UK’s Travel Ban List

The UK government has announced more countries would be added to its travel ban list due to concerns over new Covid-19 variants. International travels to or from Kenya, Bangladesh, Pakistan and the Philippines would be banned starting April 9. On Friday, the Department for Transport said the number of countries on its “red list” will […]Read More

South Africa Imposes Ban On Alchohol Takeouts Over Easter

The South African Government has enforced a ban of the sale of take-away alcohol ahead of Easter holiday to prevent the spread of Coronavirus infections. The President in his national address pointed that the restriction was enforced to control reckless behaviour by individuals and prevent gatherings that do not comply with the Covid-19 safety protocol. […]Read More

Scientist Suggests Humans First Contracted COVID From Animals

A new study on the origins of COVID-19 has shown that the virus likely was secondarily transmitted from bats to humans. The joint World Health Organization – China study opined that a likely scenario is another animal transmitted the virus from bats to humans as the Lab leak scenario was `extremely unlikely”. According to a […]Read More

COVID-19: 1 In 3 Survivors Suffer Long-Term Health Issues

According to a review of studies looking at the lasting impact of the disease, at least one in three patients hospitalised with Covid-19 suffer long-term health issues including multiple organ problems and deteriorated mental health. Published in the journal Nature Medicine, the review looked at the frequency of symptoms among Covid “long-haulers”, the most common […]Read More

Tension Rises Over Covid-19 Third Wave Amidst Vaccine Shortage

Experts are saying people should still take covid-19 safety rules more seriously as new infections rise in Europe, Ethiopia, Kenya, and South Africa. Recent updates on the COVID-19 situation in Africa showed that more than 3.2 million people have tested positive, projecting the likelihood of a third wave of the virus hitting East Africa. The […]Read More

Covid-19 Vaccine Manufacturers To Begin Trials On Children

Researchers in the United States and abroad are beginning to test children of different ages to make sure COVID-19 vaccines are safe and work for each age. The first shots are going to adults who are most at risk from the coronavirus, but ending the pandemic will require vaccinating children, too. So far in the […]Read More