Riddled with recurring problem since its launch, some iPhone users of England and Wales’ contact-tracing app have reported getting error message when trying to use the NHS Covid-19 app.Read More »
The first wave of COVID-19 vaccines is unlikely to end the pandemic according to the head of the Vaccine Taskforce, Kate Bingham.Read More »
Local authorities in Italy has begun trialing a coronavirus saliva test for children. Launched in the Lazio region, the test uses a chewable swab (antigen) that is handed to school children like chewing gum from which saliva is obtain for testing.Read More »
A recent continental study by Partnership for Evidence-based Response to Covid-19 (PERC) has praised many Africa countries for waging an effective campaign to combat the spread of coronavirus despite their reputation for having fragile state health systems.Read More »
Nigeria Health Minister Olurunimbe Mamora has announced the development of a much faster cheap Covid-19 test kit.Read More »
A pastor who dismissed the threat of coronavirus and discouraged mask wearing has end up in intensive care with Covid-19.Read More »
The Nigerian government has inaugurated a Ministerial Committee on Covid-19 herbal remedies and natural compounds in a bid to find indigenous cure for Covid-19.
Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu while inaugurating the committee, stated that the Committee became imperative because Covid-19 remains a threat to the health and well-being of Nigerians and the national economy and reiterated an urgent need to develop a home-grown remedy and vaccine to tackle the virus.
A Hospital has shared a post on their Facebook page about a wedding that took place in a Covid-19 ward between a recovering patient and his Fiancé. Carlos Muniz and his fiancé, Grace held a brief wedding ceremony just as he was recovering from Covid-19.Read More »
Reports from Nigeria indicated that the price of the anti-malaria drug, hydroxychloroquine has skyrocketed according to the government’s consumer protection body.Read More »
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has offered to be the first person to be injected with Russia’s coronavirus vaccine even as World Health Organisation cautioned on its safety as pre-qualification assessment and review is yet to be conducted.Read More »