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German health minister stresses need for compulsory Covid vaccination

German Health Minister, Karl Lauterbach, has emphasised the importance of introducing compulsory vaccinations to fight the coronavirus pandemic. “We have to accept that even compulsory...

Germany’s booster vaccination rate rises to 47.6%

The percentage of adults in Germany who have received a booster vaccine against the Coronavirus has risen to 47.6 per cent, according to data...

COVID-19: Omicron spreading faster than other variants – Expert

An epidemiologist, Dr Adeola Oludare, says the new Omicron variant is spreading faster than all other variants of COVID-19. Oludare said on Tuesday, January 4,...

Virus protesters warned after tens of thousands rally in Germany

The authorities in Germany’s south-western state of Baden-Württemberg are warning coronavirus protesters against going out onto the streets unless their rallies are authorised, after...

WHO predicts COVID-19 will end in 2022

World Health Organisation (WHO) Director General, Tedros Ghebreyesus, has expressed optimism that COVID-19 pandemic will end in 2022. Ghebreyesus said at a press briefing on...

COVID-19: No death from Omicron variant yet in Nigeria, says NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC) says no person in Nigeria has died of COVID-19 with the B.1.1.529 SARS-CoV-2 lineage, the Omicron variant,...

Omicron infections confirmed in 22 African nations

Data from the African Union (AU) on Thursday, December 23, 2021 shows that the Omicron variant of the coronavirus is spreading rapidly across the...

Omicron: How to accelerate vaccine coverage for poor countries, by experts

Omicron’s rapid and relentless advance across continents proves once again that a global pandemic requires a global plan of attack. Most low-income countries have...

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Stakeholders endorse use of GM technology to enhance cowpea production

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Africa needs more finance for energy transition opportunities

Africa needs more direct financing to transit to cleaner fuels and power generation, the head of a South African...

ITREALMS E-Waste Dialogue partners EPRON, Ecofeld on collection of small e-waste

As part of the activities marking the 2022 ITREALMS E-Waste Dialogue, the management of ITREALMS Media is partnering E-waste...

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Stakeholders endorse use of GM technology to enhance cowpea production

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Africa needs more finance for energy transition opportunities

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