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Delta variant

December 23, 2021

AstraZeneca says new vaccine Vaxzevria effective against Omicron

This is according to a study performed independently by investigators at the University of Oxford.

AstraZeneca, Omicron
December 21, 2021

Nigeria recorded 500% increase in COVID-19 cases in two weeks: NCDC

“As of December 19, Nigeria reported 223,887 cases and 2,985 deaths in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

COVID patient in a ward
November 15, 2021

Ten thousand students quarantined in China schools, hotels

More than 10,000 students were required to stay in their dormitory rooms or go to quarantine hotels in the northeastern city of Dalian.

September 1, 2021

Obaseki threatens sanctions on people who refuse to take COVID-19 vaccines

The governor is also considering locking down the state to curb the spread of the Delta variant of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Edo governor Godwin Obaseki
August 26, 2021

Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections hit 188,880

The seven COVID-19 related deaths recorded on Wednesday increased the country’s fatality figure to 2,288.

Covid 19 and Director General, NCDC, Chikwe Ihekweazu
August 10, 2021

South Korea: 1,540 COVID-19 infections reported in fully vaccinated people

Among the total, 221 were infected with the Delta variant, 24 with Alpha, one with Beta and one with Gamma.

South korea health minister,Kwon Deok-chul
July 9, 2021

FLASH: Johannesburg mayor dies of COVID-19

South Africa is Africa’s worst-hit country in terms of absolute numbers, with 2.1 million Coronavirus cases documented there.

Geoff Makhubo
July 8, 2021

COVID-19: UK takes off travel warning against Nigeria

The United Kingdom has taken off the COVID-19 travel advisory warning for Nigeria.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
July 7, 2021

WHO DG decries vaccine nationalism, says it’s ineffective against COVID-19

The DG said vaccine nationalism is an ineffective public health strategy against a respiratory virus that is mutating quickly and becoming increasingly successful at infecting new hosts.