The World Health Organisation (WHO) has ensured countries that the organisation will make COVID-19 vaccine accessible once a proven vaccine is developed and available. The Director-General, WHO, Tedros Ghebreyesus made this assertion while addressing the committee during a virtual session of the 70th WHO Regional Committee for Africa. "Our continent is facing a health crisis unlike any we have faced before. Yesterday, we crossed 1 million reported cases in the region, with more than 20,000 deaths. The number of cases has doubled just in the past 6 weeks,"
COVID-19: Nigeria Records 304 New Cases, Lowest In 8 Weeks
Nigeria in eight weeks has on Sunday recorded its first lowest record of confirmed COVID-19 new cases with 304, bringing the country's total to 43,841 cases, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed.
Russia Successfully Completes 1st COVID-19 Vaccine Trial
The Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University in Russian has successfully completed the World's first clinical trials for the COVID-19 vaccine on humans. The Director of the Institute for Translational Medicine and Biotechnology, Vadim Tarasov said the vaccine was produced by Gamalei Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology on June 18, 2020.
Clinicians May Begin Dexamethasone Trials On COVID-19 Patients- Health Minister
The battle against coronavirus seems to harden further even as the federal government has suggested clinical trials of the drug, Dexamethasone for COVID-19 treatment.
Just In: Foreign Affairs Minister Test Positive For COVID-19
The Nigerian Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama has been confirmed positive for coronavirus.
Delta State Governor Okowa Test Positive For COVID-19
The governor of Delta State IfeanyiOkowa and wife Edith Okowahave tested positive for COVID-19.
Resident Doctors Commence Indefinite Nationwide Strike
Resident doctors under the umbrella of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have commenced an indefinite nationwide industrial action after the expiration of the 14-day ultimatum issued to the Government to meet their demands.