Lengthy Covid break did Man Utd no favours, says Maguire

Harry Maguire said a 16-day coronavirus break had done Manchester United no favours after they salvaged a 1-1 draw at Premier League strugglers Newcastle, leaving them seven points off the…

Villa boss Gerrard tests positive for Covid-19

Aston Villa head coach Steven Gerrard will miss the club’s next two Premier League games after testing positive for Covid-19, the club announced on Saturday. “Aston Villa can confirm Head…

Liverpool shrug off Covid outbreak to beat Newcastle

Liverpool shrugged off a coronavirus outbreak to keep their Premier League title challenge on track with a 3-1 win over Newcastle that was lit up by Trent Alexander-Arnold’s wonder goal.…

Omicron variant ‘almost certainly’ not more severe than Delta, Fauci says

Top US scientist Anthony Fauci said Tuesday early indications suggested the Covid-19 Omicron variant was not worse than prior strains and was possibly milder while cautioning it would take weeks…

Germany Donates Over 5 Million Vaccines to Nigeria

Germany has donated a total of 5,164,643 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Nigeria over the past seven weeks. The most recent badge arrived in Nigeria on 29 November 2021, containing…

Vaccines reduce Covid transmission by 40%: WHO

Covid vaccines reduce transmission of the dominant Delta variant by about 40 percent, the WHO said Wednesday, warning that people were falling into a false sense of security. The World…

World Bank approves $400m credit for Nigeria to scale up COVID-19 vaccination

The World Bank’s Board of Directors has approved a $400 million dollar credit to Nigeria in additional financing, from its International Development Association (IDA), for COVID-19 vaccine acquisition, the bank…

WHO announces 3 new drugs for COVID-19 clinical trials

Three new candidate drugs are being tested in the latest phase of global Solidarity clinical trials to find effective treatments against COVID-19, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced on Wednesday.…