Sanwo-Olu Raises The Alarm Over Surge In COVID-19 3rd Wave Infections

Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, raised the alarm over the surge in the number of the third wave COVID-19 infections in the state, warning that the general public risks losing both lives and livelihood on a devastating scale if it snowballs out of control. The governor, who disclosed this in a press […]

Delta variant of Covid spreading rapidly and detected in 74 countries

The Delta variant of Covid-19, first identified in India, has been detected in 74 countries and continues to spread rapidly amid fears that it is poised to become the dominant strain worldwide. With outbreaks of the main Delta strain and several of its sub-lineages confirmed in China, the US, Africa, Scandinavia, and the Pacific, concern […]

Vietnam begs public for ‘vaccine fund’ donations after virus surge

Vietnam is struggling to contain a new coronavirus wave  Vietnam, once a model for its successful handling of the pandemic, has started asking for public donations to buy vaccines as it struggles to contain a new coronavirus wave. The Southeast Asian country has vaccinated only about one percent of its population of nearly 100 million, […]

COVID-19: Nigeria Cannot Afford A Third Wave, Federal Govt Warns

The Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 has warned that Nigeria cannot afford a third wave of coronavirus and will do everything to protect its territory. Speaking at the national briefing of the PSC, the chairman and secretary to the government of the federation, Boss Mustapha, said: “In the next couple of weeks, the PSC […]

Are these India’s ‘forgotten victims’ of COVID?

In the village of Sultapur Kheda, in Uttar Pradesh, as many as 18 people have died in the past three weeks. But without COVID testing, the cause of death is often listed as ‘unknown’. The 17-year-old who recently graduated from high school lives in Sultanpur Kheda, a village with a population of around 6,000 people […]