Thursday, December 2, 2021

Health

December 2, 2021

Omicron: U.S., UK, other advanced economies hoarded COVID-19 vaccines, Lai Mohammed says

Mr Mohammed spoke against the backdrop of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 which is spreading across the globe.

Lai Mohammed
December 1, 2021

Civil defence officers undergo psycho test in Sokoto

The evaluation was to ascertain the mental state of the personnel.

NSCDC psycho test in Sokoto
December 1, 2021

WHO to host first pandemic treaty in March 2022

The meeting will discuss a new treaty on the Covid-19 pandemic.

WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
December 1, 2021

After lockout, civil servants throng vaccination centres for COVID-19 jabs

The PSC boss had said civil servants who refused vaccination would have to present negative PCR tests every 72 hours.

December 1, 2021

COVID-19: South Korea detects Omicron; records 5,000 infections in one day

Most of the 5,123 new infections were reported in Seoul and the capital region.

December 1, 2021

Omicron: Travellers to U.S. to face tougher COVID-19 rules

The WHO said blanket travel bans would not prevent the spread, and they “place a heavy burden on lives and livelihoods.”

Coronavirus used to illustrate the story.
December 1, 2021

Buhari’s directive forcing civil servants to get COVID-19 jab is draconian: PENGASSAN

”We consider this directive and threats as unbecoming, draconian and against the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria…”

December 1, 2021

Nigeria confirms cases of Omicron in passengers from South Africa

NCDC director-general Ifedayo Adetifa announced the two Omicron cases were discovered through genomic sequencing…linked…to two passengers from South Africa.

Omicron/NCDC
November 30, 2021

42 cases of COVID-19 Omicron variant confirmed in 10 EU countries

The European Medicines Agency says if the new variant becomes widespread, existing vaccines will provide protection.

November 30, 2021

Nigeria testing travellers for Omicron variant: NCDC

NCDC says it is analysing outbound and inbound travellers from countries with confirmed cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19.

Omicron/NCDC