October 18, 2021
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UK Government to conducts door to door testing for South African variant after two people tested positive for COVID despite having no travel links

The UK government will offer residents in parts of Surrey coronavirus tests, after two people tested positive for the South African variant despite having no travel links.   Health officials will carry out door-to-door testing in the Goldsworth Park and St Johns areas of Woking, regardless of whether people have symptoms or not, Mail Online […]Continue Reading

20 Applicants submit proposals requesting N67bn grants for Development of vaccines — CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says it has obtained greater than 20 applications requesting for N67 billion grants below its Healthcare Sector Research and Development Intervention Scheme (HSRDIS). The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele disclosed this in the course of the inauguration of the Body of Experts (BoE) for Scheme in Abuja on Monday. […]Continue Reading

COVID-19: WHO reveals how African countries can escape 250 million infections, 190,000 deaths

The World Health Organization, WHO, regional office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, on Friday night listed four things African countries must do to avoid 250 million COVID-19 infections and 190,000 deaths this year. The UN health agency, in a tweet on its official Twitter page, said African countries must proactively expand the capacity to test, […]Continue Reading


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