Canada on Tuesday banned travellers from Nigeria over fears of the spread of the new Omicron coronavirus variant, bringing to 10 the number of African countries targeted by Ottawa.
“Foreign nationals who have transited or stayed in these 10 countries … Read the rest
Nigeria has joined the growing list of countries that have confirmed cases of the new COVID-19 variant called Omicron.
The Omicron variant was identified in two travellers from South Africa last week through genomic sequencing of positive samples by the … Read the rest
The world’s greatest fear about the coronavirus pandemic was confirmed last week with the discovery of a new mutation of the virus, known originally as the B.1.1.529, a development which reminded us strongly that the pandemic was far from over. … Read the rest
President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19, the president tweeted early Friday morning. It was an earth-shattering announcement mere weeks from Election Day.
“Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our … Read the rest
It is now more than six months since Nigeria reported its index case of Corona Virus. On March 23, the country closed its airports to all international flights and commercial operations, for a month, in the first instance, with the … Read the rest
Healthcare workers wheel the body of deceased person from the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, April 2. REUTERS/Brendan Mcdermid
By Nick Triggle
Each day, news of more deaths is a huge source of alarm to people across the country – as well as a tragedy for the families involved.
Projections of how bad the outbreak could get have … Read the rest
Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto'o
Two African football legends, Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto’o have condemned comments by two French doctors who recently suggested, in a TV discussion about medical trials for a Covid-19 vaccine, that they be used on Africans first.
Didier Drodga said … Read the rest
Lagos State said it discharged 11 more coronavirus patients on Thursday after they recovered from the virus that has claimed thousands of lives world-wide.
This brings the total number to 20 persons that recovered in the state since the first … Read the rest
By Blessing Attah
Being single in this coronavirus lockdown may be a blessing in disguise.
There have been a lot of talks about married people being lucky this period of lockdown because they would have someone to spend quality … Read the rest