CORONAVIRUS

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Alarm Over New COVID Variant In South Africa

Scientists have said a new Covid variant that carries an “extremely high number” of mutations may drive further...

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COVID-19: African Heads of State Attend IDA Summit

Several African leaders on Thursday, 15 July 2021 attended the International Development Association (IDA) for Africa summit in...

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COVID-19: UNILAG Shuts Down Campus, Virtual Lectures To Resume 26th July.

Following a surge in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the emerging third wave of the pandemic...

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Governor Sanwo-Olu Warns Of COVID-19 Third Wave In Lagos

Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu says the COVID-19 isolation centres in the state have recorded a 5% ...

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South Africa to Dispose of 2 Million Contaminated J&J Vaccines

South Africa will dispose of 2 million Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines following a U.S. ruling that ingredients...

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South Africa Suspends Use of J&J vaccine over Fears Of Blood Clot

South Africa has suspended giving Johnson & Johnson vaccine shots as a “precautionary measure” whilst the company delayed...

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President Muhammadu Buhari And Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Receive COVID-19 Vaccines

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo both took the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines on Saturday at the...

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More African Countries Are Now Receiving COVID-19 Vaccines

  The World Health Organization says COVID-19 vaccine distribution in African countries is accelerating and hopeful signs are...

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COVID-19: Concerns Over High Cost Of Vaccines In Uganda

Concerns have been raised over the high cost Uganda government reported cost of procuring 18 million doses of...

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COVID-19: W.H.O Mounts Pressure On Tanzania

The World Health Organization (WHO) is urging officials in Tanzania to follow science in the fight against the...