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15 countries purchase Russia’s Avifavir COVID-19 medication – Direct Investment Fund

Moscow, Aug. 3, 2020 Russia says it is delivering its Avifavir medication against COVID-19 to 15 countries already. Kirill Dmitriev, the head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), which took part in the creation of the remedy, disclosed this to Russia-24 broadcaster in...

Study finds people can transmit coronavirus to cats, dogs

Greifswald (Germany), Aug. 3, 2020 A study by Italian scientists has found that people can transmit the coronavirus SARS-COV-2 to cats and dogs. The study tested 540 dogs and 277 cats living in households in northern Italy, particularly in Lombardy, where someone was infected...

Group kick against the exclusion of HIV-infected people from COVID-19 vaccine trial

As large trials get underway to test the vaccines needed to stop the global coronavirus pandemic, one group has realized it is being left out and is not happy: people living with HIV. Several companies pursuing a COVID-19 vaccine—including Moderna, which began giving its candidate...

COVID-19: Nigeria reports 304 fresh infections; death toll hits 888

By Abujah Racheal Abuja, Aug. 3, 2020 Nigeria reported 304 new confirmed cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) as the death toll jumps to 888. Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its official twitter handle on Sunday. Data from the NCDC showed...

Coronavirus pandemic would be ‘lengthy’, WHO warns:

The World Health Organization warned the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to be "lengthy", as it met to evaluate the situation, six months after sounding the international alarm. Russia is preparing to start a mass vaccination campaign against the coronavirus in October. Coronavirus deaths in Florida surged...

COVID-19: FCT leads with 130 cases, as Nigeria records 386 new infections

By Abujah Racheal Abuja, Aug. 2, 2020 The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) led the pack on Saturday with 130 Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases as the country recorded 386 new infection in the country. Data from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC ) showed that the...

Nigeria records 462 new cases of COVID-19, total now 43,151

By Abujah Racheal Abuja, Aug. 1, 2020 Nigeria has recorded 462 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) showed that the cases were spread across 15 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The NCDC made this known...

COVID-19: NCDC urges preventive measures, records 481 new infections

By Abujah Racheal Abuja, July 31, 2020 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has called on Nigerians to take preventive measures against the Coronavirus during the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations as the country recorded 481 new infections. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle...

COVID-19: Nigeria records 404 new cases, total infections now 42,208

By Abujah Racheal Abuja, July 30, 2020 Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 404 new COVID-19 cases in the country, as total infections from the virus rise to 42,208. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Wednesday. The health...

COVID-19: Nigeria records 404 new cases, total infections now 42,208

By Abujah Racheal Abuja, July 30, 2020 Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 404 new COVID-19 cases in the country, as total infections from the virus rise to 42,208. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Wednesday. The health...
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