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The Regional Director for Africa, World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Matshidiso Moeti, has revealed that in the WHO African Region, more than 41,000 health workers have been infected with COVID-19, accounting for 3.8% of all reported cases.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Europe, Hans Kluge, on Thursday expressed concerns over the COVID-19 surge in Europe.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there are 19 potential COVID-19 vaccines currently in clinical trials globally.
Africa’s wild polio-free status is set to be determined in August by the Independent Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC), which is responsible for certifying the eradication of wild poliovirus in the World Health Organisation (WHO) African Region, the UN health agency has said.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says, clinical trials are underway to evaluate the effectiveness of using plasma from the blood of recovered COVID-19 patients, to reduce the severity of illness among people infected with the virus.
Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Director for Africa, has paid tribute to African leaders for the progress they have made in their fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
At least 23 more Ugandans have tested positive for Covid-19 as the country’s confirmed cases rose to 198 on Saturday.
Mr Stephen Karingi, Director, Regional Trade and Integration, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), says African economy will lose 65 billion dollars if there is a full lockdown of the continent due to COVID-19.
Coronavirus is slowly gaining a foothold in Africa, a continent once perceived as one of the safest regions against the disease.
Death toll from COVID-19 in the African continent has reached 58 as confirmed positive cases surpassed 1,788 as of Tuesday, according to the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC).
Forty-three of Africa’s 54 countries now have confirmed coronavirus cases, with the total at 2,046, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said Africa annually loses over $2.4 trillion to diseases afflicting its 47 countries on the continent.
Marcos Caldeira, a 34-year-old Brazilian businessman, has invested more than 10 million yuan (about 1.52 million United States dollars) in his import venture this year, shipping high-end Brazilian natural stones to China.
Without any concrete evidence, Britain, in collaboration with the United States, has been discriminating and suppressing Chinese companies citing nonexistent “security risks,” Zhao said.
A South Korean agency for protecting personal information on Wednesday fined Facebook Inc 6.7 billion won ($6.06 million) and sought a criminal investigation for providing users’ personal information to other operators without consent.
Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku on Tuesday called on the Federal Government and other humanitarian agencies to assist the State to rebuild structures and replace items damaged or stolen by hoodlums during the #EndSARS protests in the State last month.
The vehicle with ‘Stop Globalisation Politics’ and ‘You damn killers of children and old people’ graffitied rams gate, causing no damage.
Gov. Seyi Makinde has declared that Oyo State now has the opportunity to restore the lost glory of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has expressed surprise that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) could accuse Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele of incompetence and partisanship.
An FCT High Court sitting in Kubwa on Friday reserves judgment on the alleged double taxation suit filed against the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Mohammed Adamu.
The Cross River State Police Command late Saturday night smashed a kidnap gang arresting 3 of the members that have been terrorising Calabar metropolis and its environs.
The Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) has raised concerns over the growing rate of youth unemployment in the country, warning that it is a time bomb capable of devastating the future of the nation if not immediately tackled.