Tag: World Health Organisation

Madagascar’s herbal tonic fails to halt Covid-19 spike

  Hospitals in Madagascar have been struggling to cope with a surge of Covid-19 cases, while the president has been promoting an unproven product he says can cure the disease…

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N8.49 Billion Approved for COVID-19 Testing Equipment by FEC

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved N8.49 billion for the purchase of 12 testing equipment containing large quantities of items, including sample collection material kits to fight COVID-19. Briefing…

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What to Know About Stella Immanuel, Doctor Who Claims Hydroxychloroquine Can Cure COVID-19

Dr. Stella Immanuel is a Doctor in America who has gone viral for stating that hydroxychloroquine can cure COVID-19. The Doctor who studied Medicine between 1984 and 1990 in Nigeria is advocating…

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Oxford Vaccine Shows Early Promise But Market Is Unconvinced

A coronavirus vaccine the University of Oxford is developing with AstraZeneca Plc showed promising results in early human testing, and is now set to move into larger trials that are likely to be decisive…

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19 vaccines in clinical trials, says WHO

The World Health Organisation says there are 19 potential COVID-19 vaccines currently in clinical trials. WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, disclosed this on its official Twitter account…

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UN Campaigns to Curb Fake News

The United Nations yesterday launched a new initiative to foster behaviour change and counter the growing threat of misinformation online. The campaign, called Pause, asks digital users to take the…

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Covid-19: NCAA Bans Private Jets for Charter Operations

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has banned charter services with privately-registered aircraft with effect from today. This is coming as the Managing Director of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria…

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AFE BABALOLA: We’ve Been So Careless, Irresponsible As a People

Chief Afe Babalola, founder of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, believes a great future lies ahead of Nigeria if her handlers look inward and believe in Nigerians by providing the…

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WHO, Partners to deliver 2 billion COVID-19 vaccines

World Health Organization and vital partners revealed their plans to the public yesterday on a planned purchase of 2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines for the most vulnerable people around…

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Appraising the Nigerian National Housing Policy Delivery

With poor administration, inadequate funding, insufficient infrastructural amenities, as well as inadequate housing finance identified as  problems   associated  with  the  implementation  of  the Nigerian National housing policies in Nigeria , Emileo…

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