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Holmes: A virus hunter in the Wuhan market

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For years, Edward Holmes worried about animal markets causing a pandemic. Now he finds himself at the center of the debate over the origins...

UK’s Johnson faces lockdown-breach claims over garden party

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January 12, 2 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a wave of public and political outrage on Tuesday over allegations that he and his staff...

Almost 100,000 children lost parents to COVID-19 in Peru

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Covid-19 killed at least one parent or primary caregiver for nearly 100,000 children in Peru, the country with the world’s highest coronavirus death rate,...

WHO predicts end of COVID-19 in 2022

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By Cecilia Ologunagba NEW YORK - World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General, Tedros Ghebreyesus, has expressed optimism that COVID-19 pandemic would end in 2022. Ghebreyesus said at...

Premier League in England announces record number of new coronavirus cases

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 The Premier League in England announced on Monday that 103 new coronavirus cases among club players and staff. It was the highest weekly number recorded...

Taiwan prolongs coronavirus measures to mid-July as clusters appear

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Health officials in Taiwan on Wednesday announced that existing virus control measures would be extended through mid-July as more clusters of coronavirus infections spring...

Sports venues in England prepare to host fans as restrictions ease

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Football, greyhound racing, horse racing, rugby league and rugby union are among sports to open their doors to fans as the third step of...

My Vaccination Story, By Azu Ishiekwene

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It wasn’t planned. I was seeing off my neighbour and friend on Thursday evening when one of the officers of our estate residents’ association called out...

Germany, France and Italy pause AstraZeneca vaccine rollout

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Germany, France and Italy have become the latest European countries to temporarily halt the rollout of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine over a small number...

Covid-19: Osoba, ex-Ogun governor vaccinated – Photo

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Former governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba, was vaccinated against the coronavirus on Tuesday.Chief Osoba received the Covid-19 vaccine at the Governor’s office...

2023: APC has no zoning arrangement for presidency -Gov Bello

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Weeks after his posters surfaced in some states of the country, Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello, declared at the weekend that he would contest to...

COVID-19 Vaccine Is Safe -President Buhari Assures Nigerians

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President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to take the COVID-19 vaccine while stating that it is safe. Buhari gave the assurance after he was vaccinated...

COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate Will Soon Become Travel Requirement –PTF

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Boss Mustapha, the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has stated that soon, no one will be able to travel the world...

I Once Tested Positive for COVID-19 – Obasanjo Confesses

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Nigeria's former President Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed that he once tested positive for coronavirus. Obasanjo made the disclosure on Friday. According to him, he was relieved...

Zanzibar’s vice president dies after suffering COVID-19

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Zanzibar’s first vice president, Seif Sharif Hamad, who led the island’s opposition for three decades, died Wednesday, the president said, after he had been...

PTF raises the alarm over new Ebola outbreak

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The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has raised the alarm over re-emergence of the dreaded Ebola virus in some West African neighbouring countries,...

Mueller Tests Positive For COVID

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Bayern Munich forward Thomas Mueller is set to miss out on Thursday’s Club World Cup final in Doha after testing positive for the coronavirus...

Buhari signs regulations to make use of face masks mandatory

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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has signed the Coronavirus Disease Health Protection 2021 which made the use of face masks in public...

Osimhen recovers from COVID-19

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Napoli have officially announced Victor Osimhen has tested negative for coronavirus and should resume training Saturday. The Partenopei announced the Nigerian forward received a negative...

Govs disown Yahaya Bello claim on COVID-19

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Members of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) have dissociated themselves from the reported claim by Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello that coronavirus vaccines are meant...