Moderna CEO’s comments on Omicron COVID-19 Variant jolt international markets

Leading European stock markets according to Aljazeera News fell about 1.5 percent in early trade, Tokyo’s Nikkei index closed down 1.6 percent, crude oil futures shed more than 3 percent,…

South Africa detects new Covid-19 variant

Scientists in South Africa said Thursday they had detected a new Covid-19 variant with multiple mutations, blaming it for a surge in infection numbers. “Unfortunately we have detected a new…

COVID death toll passes 100,000 in Germany amid record infections

Germany has announced record coronavirus fatalities and infections as its total death toll passed 100,000, with its most severe virus wave to date breaking just as a new government prepares…

COVID-19 Vaccination: PSC plans booster doses to boost immunization

The Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19, says efforts are continuing to introduce booster doses in the vaccination programme to build a healthy level of anti-bodies. Mr Boss Mustapha, Chairman,…

BREAKING: US new travel requirements on COVID-19 take effect Nov 8

The United States(US) has announced new COVID-19 travelling rules. It said air travellers entering America would have to to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination status before boarding.…

COVID-19: Civil servants to present proof of vaccination, negative PCR tests from December 1— PSC

The Presidential Steering Committee (PSC), on Wednesday said that civil servants would from Dec. 1 present proof of vaccination or negative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), tests conducted within 72 hours…

UK changes travel rules for travellers from Nigeria to England

Fully vaccinated travellers from Nigeria will now be able to visit England without needing to take multiple COVID-19 tests or self isolate. From Monday, 11 October 2021, fully vaccinated travellers…

Avoid events, NCDC advises hypertensive, other persons

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has advised people with hypertension, diabetes and other comorbidities to avoid physical participation in events and conferences. It urged such people to consider virtual…

US Govt donates over 3.5 million Pfizer vaccines to Nigeria

The Federal Government said on Monday that said over 3.5 million doses of Pfizer vaccine are expected as donations from the United States Government. The chairman of the Presidential Steering…

COVID-19: Imo state leads as NCDC announces 255 additional infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday posted 255 additional COVID-19 infections with Imo state leading the table in infections.The NCDC reported 255 additional COVID-19 cases and 13…