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China’s zero-COVID Structures Changed To Libraries, Housing

WITH China’s dropping of its “zero-COVID” policy, makeshift quarantine centres and testing booths are being repurposed as mini-libraries, information points or even housing. Since Beijing suddenly abandoned its hardline virus control measures in December after almost three years, cities across China have been left with tens of thousands of the …

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Nigeria Records 42 New COVID-19 Cases

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed 42 new cases of COVID-19 in the country in two weeks. The cases were recorded in Lagos, Edo, Kano, Nasarawa, Kaduna, Plateau states, and the Federal Capital Territory.  The 42 new cases brought the nation’s confirmed COVID-19 infections to 266,492, according to …

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Nigeria Records 35 New Cases Of COVID-19 Infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded 35 new cases of COVID-19 infections in the last week of December 2022. It stated on its website on Wednesday that 22 of the cases were recorded in the FCT; 10 were recorded in Lagos State; two were recorded in Delta, while …

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Agency Formulates Remedy For COVID-19 Symptoms

Nigeria Natural Medicine Development Agency (NNMDA) has confirmed formulating a liquid herbal remedy for prevention and management of symptoms associated with Coronavirus infections using indigenous plants among other products. The disclosure was made at a press briefing to unveil 14 new products by the agency, out of which six have …

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Travellers No Longer Require COVID-19 Test- FG

The Federal Government through the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority on Monday said pre-arrival or post-arrival testing for COVID-19 was no longer a prerequisite for travellers, “irrespective of vaccination status.”   This announcement was contained in a letter by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, dated December 12, 2022, and addressed to …

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Nigerian-made COVID-19 Vaccine For Trial In November

The COVID-19 vaccine developed by the Federal Government is set for trial by November The PUNCH reports that the project, which is a mega research grant intervention tagged,  ‘Accelerated development of COVID-19 vaccines using innovative technological approach’, is a collaborative effort involving cluster researchers from five different institutions to consolidate problem-solving …

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