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Amitabh Bachchan Discharged From Hospital, Tests Negative To #COVID19

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon August 2, 2020
Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan revealed Sunday that he has been discharged from hospital, three weeks after being admitted with “mild” coronavirus symptoms after having tested positive for the disease. Abishek Bachchan, son of the famous actor, who  was admitted at the same time, has not yet been discharged and will remain in hospital, while Ahmitabh’s […]

Britain Secures 90 Million Doses Of Potential #COVID19 Vaccines From Major Pharmaceutical Giants

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 20, 2020
The United Kingdom’s Government has signed up for an additional 90 million doses of potential Coronavirus vaccines being developed by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and German biotech firm BioNTech. The process to develop a vaccine usually takes years, however experts are racing against time to develop a working coronavirus vaccine, with more than 20 human trials […]

JUST IN: Russia Becomes First Country To Complete Clinical Trials Of #coronavaccine

by Seun Adeuyion July 13, 2020
After several attempts, Russia has become the first country to have completed clinical trials of a Covid-19 vaccine candidate. Sechenov University Center for Clinical Research on Medications head and chief researcher, Elena Smolyarchuk, said it had concluded its study. According to Smolyarchuk, the data showed the vaccine candidate’s effectiveness, reported Russian news agency TASS. “The […]

#COVID19: Brazil’s President Tests Positive For The Virus

by Seun Adeuyion July 8, 2020
Brazil’s President, Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for COVID-19. Bolsonaro, who revealed this while speaking to reporters yesterday, said he was tested after experiencing fatigue, muscle pain and a fever. The President said he was feeling better yesterday, which he credited to after taken hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria pill. Standing a few feet away from reporters, […]

#COVID19: UAE To Conduct Two Million Tests In The Next Two Months

by Seun Adeuyion July 7, 2020
Dr. Amna Al Dahak Al Shamsi, official spokesperson of the UAE Government, announced on Monday that it will complete more than two million Covid-19 tests during the next two months to continue to curb the spread of the virus. Al-Dahhak made the announcement at the UAE Government’s regular media briefing, while providing an update on […]

#COVID19: WHO Reports Record Infections In 24 Hours

by Seun Adeuyion July 5, 2020
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there have been 212,326 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, a record high since the pandemic began. The worrying new data show that in the past 24 hours, the new infections detected is more than 20,000 higher than the previous record. It shows that the United States […]