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COVID-19 infections rise in England, Wales

The number of people testing positive for Covid-19 has gone up in England and Wales for the first time in two months, official statistics showed on Friday. The results are based on data for the week ending September 14 from the government’s Office for National Statistics. Based on its data, …

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Americans to pay for COVID-19 vaccines, treatments

Americans will have to pay for COVID-19 vaccines and treatments as soon as January 2023, as U.S. Congress has nearly run out of funds, The Washington Post has reported. Earlier this month, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that commercial sales of COVID-19 vaccines, previously distributed by the …

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Another warehouse containing alleged COVID-19 palliatives uncovered in Osun state two years after lockdown (video)

Another warehouse containing alleged COVID-19 palliatives has been discovered in Osun state two years after lockdown. It would be recalled that in 2020, several warehouses housing relief materials for Nigerians during the COVID-19 lockdown were uncovered in different parts of the country. Well, another warehouse has been discovered around Ede …

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China approves world’s first inhalable Covid-19 vaccine

Chinese drug regulators have approved the world’s first inhalable Covid-19 vaccine, made by Tianjin-based manufacturer, CanSino Biologics, boosting the company’s share price by seven percent on Monday. The National Medical Products Administration gave the go-ahead for the vaccine for emergency use as a booster, the company said in a statement …

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Few doctors received FG’s N100bn COVID-19 funds 

The National President of the Guild of Medical Directors, Dr Raymond Kuti, has said that less than 10 per cent private medical practitioners in Nigeria got palliatives from the Federal Government’s N100 billion COVID-19 intervention funds to the health sector. This was disclosed in an interview during the ground-breaking ceremony …

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China imposes COVID-19 lockdown on Beijing

Millions of people in areas surrounding China’s capital were ordered into lockdown Tuesday, with authorities doubling down on efforts to contain Covid-19 ahead of a key ruling Communist Party meeting this year. Nearly four million people in Hebei province, which surrounds Beijing, were ordered to stay home until the end …

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Lagos govt agencies partner NSSF on COVID-19 vaccination

The Nigerian Solidarity Support Fund and the State Primary Health Care Development Agency have both expressed a desire to collaborate in order to increase support for the COVID-19 vaccination SCALES 3.0 initiative nationwide. This was disclosed on Monday, in a communiqué issued by NSSF at the end of its meeting …

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Moderna sues Pfizer, BioNTech over COVID-19 vaccines

Moderna, a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA therapeutics and vaccines has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Pfizer and BioNTech in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the Regional Court of Düsseldorf in Germany. Moderna believes that Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine Comirnaty infringes patents …

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