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AstraZeneca-Oxford study supports Vaxzevria as Omicron booster

AstraZeneca on Thursday, December 23, 2021 said the company’s Vaxzevria significantly boosts the levels of antibodies against the Omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant following a third dose...

France says Omicron to be dominant variant soon, resists new restrictions

Health Minister Olivier Veran said on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 that France could soon see 100,000 new COVID-19 cases a day, due to the...

Gov. Lalong gives Plateau residents 72 hours to get vaccinated against COVID-19

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau State has given residents 72 hours to present evidence of COVID-19 vaccination or negative PCR test result to be...

Omicron spreading rapidly in holiday destination of Spain

The new Omicron variant of the Coronavirus is spreading rapidly in Spain, which is one of Europe’s most popular tourist destinations. In the capital region...

Omicron variant spreading faster, now in 77 countries – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that Omicron variant is spreading faster than other variants as it is now present in 77 countries. WHO...

Africa faces 4th wave of COVID-19 due to Omicron variant – WHO

Africa is being hit by the fourth wave of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, driven by the Omicron variant, after recording the fastest weekly surge...

Omicron likely to become dominant variant in Europe within four weeks – Expert

Omicron is likely to become the dominant form of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Europe within the next month, overtaking other variants such as Delta,...

First death with Omicron variant recorded in UK

At least one person has died in the United Kingdom after contracting the Omicron Coronavirus (COVID-19) variant, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday,...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported cases of COVID-19 have increased by nearly 30 per cent...
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Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs to plant over 350 million trees annually to check deforestation. Director-General,...

Uganda urges UN refugee agency to support environmental protection drive

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged the United Nations to support the country’s environmental protection efforts by providing refugees...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported...

Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs...