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WHO identifies new COVID variant, says it may be resistant to vaccine

    WHO identifies new COVID variant, says it may be resistant to vaccine

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it has identified a new variant of the coronavirus — labelled as ‘Mu’ — which may be resistant to vaccines. The Mu variant is

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WHO: Nigeria’s COVID response ranked fourth most successful globally

    WHO: Nigeria’s COVID response ranked fourth most successful globally

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says Nigeria’s response to COVID-19 has been ranked as the fourth most successful in the world. Walter Mulombo, WHO country representative in Nigeria, stated this

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Daily COVID Tracker: Nigeria logs 636 infections in 16 states — and 11 deaths

    Daily COVID Tracker: Nigeria logs 636 infections in 16 states — and 11 deaths

Nigeria recorded 636 cases of COVID-19 on Friday. Here are five updates about the pandemic this Saturday. Africa CDC: Why we chose Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine for the continent

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COVID: WHO approves three new drugs for clinical trials

    COVID: WHO approves three new drugs for clinical trials

The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced on Wednesday that three new candidate drugs are being tested in the new phase of its global solidarity clinical trials, to find effective treatments

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WHO: COVID infections surged globally in four weeks

  WHO: COVID infections surged globally in four weeks

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says COVID-19 infections have continued to rise globally for more than a month — with

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UNICEF: How COVID increased child malnutrition globally

  UNICEF: How COVID increased child malnutrition globally

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says COVID-19 disrupted breastfeeding support services, and increased child malnutrition globally. This was contained

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Daily COVID Tracker: Nigeria’s fatalities surge as NCDC logs 590 cases, eight deaths

  Daily COVID Tracker: Nigeria’s fatalities surge as NCDC logs 590 cases, eight deaths

Nigeria on Friday recorded 590 COVID-19 infections. Here are five updates about the pandemic this Saturday.  Aviation industry needs more

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WHO: Untreated hepatitis kills 124,000 Africans annually

  WHO: Untreated hepatitis kills 124,000 Africans annually

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says over 124,000 Africans die each year as a result of undiagnosed and untreated hepatitis.

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WHO donates 1.5m doses of cholera vaccine to Bauchi

  WHO donates 1.5m doses of cholera vaccine to Bauchi

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has donated 1.5 million doses of cholera vaccine to Bauchi state. Rilwanu Mohammed, executive chairman

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WHO: COVID deaths on the rise — and Delta variant now in 104 countries

  WHO: COVID deaths on the rise — and Delta variant now in 104 countries

Tedros Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO), says there is a surge in the number of COVID-19 deaths

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