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I am now free of COVID-19 – FCT Minister

Mohammed Bello

The Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has disclosed that he had been tested negative to COVID-19 after taking the prescribed medication. FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello Bello made the disclosure on his verified Facebook account, on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, in Abuja. Bello tested positive for the COVID-19 virus on December 31, 2021. Bello said: ”I am pleased to ...

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COVID-19: Vaccination now a must for 60 year-olds in Greece

Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine

Fines went into effect in Greece on Monday, January 17, 2022, for people aged 60 and above who are not vaccinated against the Coronavirus. Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine The new regulations required anyone above the cut-off age to pay a monthly fee of €100 euros ($114.50) if they have opted not to get vaccinated. The incoming rule was announced in November. ...

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Germany’s seven-day incidence of infections over 500 again

Karl Lauterbach

Germany has recorded another height in its seven-day incidence of Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections, according to the country’s disease control body. German Health Minister, Karl Lauterbach The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) reported a record 528.2 new infections per 100,000 people per week on Monday, January 17, 2022, surpassing the 515.7 reported on Sunday. This compares to 375.7 new infections per 100,000 ...

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Iran records first deaths linked to Omicron variant

Omicron variant

Iran has registered its first confirmed deaths from the Omicron variant, the Health Ministry said on Sunday, January 16, 2022. Omicron variant So far, three Iranians have died from the highly transmissible variant and more than 1,100 people have been infected with it nationwide, the ministry said, according to the Tasnim News Agency. In spite of an acute economic crisis, ...

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Lagos administers 2.19m doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Prof. Akin Abayomi

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says 2,195,779 doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered in Lagos as at January 12, 2022. Prof. Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner for Health Abayomi disclosed this on Saturday, January 15, through his official Twitter account @ProfAkinAbayomi while giving the state’s Vaccination Update. According to him, 1,026,144 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine ...

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German doctors warn COVID-19 may spread faster with shorter quarantine

Karl Lauterbach

A doctors’ association in Germany has warned that legislation just passed by parliament to shorten Coronavirus quarantine times can lead to a faster spread of COVID-19. German Health Minister, Karl Lauterbach According to the bill approved by the upper house on Friday, January 14, 2022, people who have had a booster shot and subsequently come into contact with an infected ...

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Omicron now dominant variant in Nigeria, Cabo Verde – WHO

Matshidiso Moeti

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says Omicron is currently the dominant variant in both Cabo Verde and Nigeria as COVID-19 cases are on increase in West Africa. Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa The UN health agency on Thursday, January 13, 2022 said 30 African countries – and at least 142 worldwide – had detected the Omicron variant while ...

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COVID-19: Germany hits record high 80,000 infections in one day

Karl Lauterbach

Germany said it registered no fewer than 80,000 COVID-19 infections in one day for the first time, according to figures released on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, by the country’s national disease control agency. German Health Minister, Karl Lauterbach The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) reported 80,430 new infections within a 24-hour period, up by more than 21,500 cases from a week ...

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Greece donates 1m doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Nigeria

Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

The Hellenic Republic of Greece has donated one million doses Johnson and Johnson Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine to Nigeria to support the fight against the pandemic. Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine Greek’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Nikos Dendias, announced the donation on Monday, January 10, 2022, in Abuja during a visit to Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama. Dendias said the ...

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Britain puts private health firms on high alert as Omicron threatens NHS

Boris Johnson

Britain on Monday, January 10, 2022, put the biggest private health companies on high alert to deliver crucial treatments such as cancer surgery should Omicron overwhelm National Health Service hospitals in England. Britain’s Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. Photo credit: AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali The United Kingdom’s death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic stands at 150,154, the world’s seventh-worst official COVID toll ...

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