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Pfizer out with 95% of COVID-19 vaccine trial success rate

Pfizer out with 95% of COVID-19 vaccine trial success rate

The world's giant pharmaceutical company, Pfizer has come out with 95% trial of COVID-19 vaccine success rate and two months of safety data, paving the way for the drugmaker to apply for an emergency U.S. authorisation within days, it said on Wednesday.
Britain's weekly COVID-19 deaths rise above 40%

Britain's weekly COVID-19 deaths rise above 40%

Weekly coronavirus deaths have climbed by 1,937 in England and Wales - a 40% increase on the previous rise and the second week in a row that the total has reached four figures, according to Sky News report.
Doctors threaten strike action after death of four colleagues

Doctors threaten strike action after death of four colleagues

The doctors' union in Kenya has threatened strike action after the death of four colleagues within a 24-hour period, although it is unclear if they had contact with coronavirus patients.
Two NYSC members test positive for COVID-19 in Kano

Two NYSC members test positive for COVID-19 in Kano

The NYSC Coordinator in Kano State, Hajiya Aisha Tata, has revealed that two new corps members out of the 826 posted to the state have tested positive for COVID-19.
Lagos tops as NCDC announces 152 new cases

Lagos tops as NCDC announces 152 new cases

NIGERIA Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 152 new cases of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, with Lagos topping the chart with 136 cases.
15 players needed for Super Eagles to escape CAF disqualification

15 players needed for Super Eagles to escape CAF disqualification

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will be facing Sierra Leone on Friday, but will need to submit at least 15 players to escape sanction from the African football governing body, Confederation Africaine de Football, CAF.
LASG confirms COVID-19 infection in secondary school

LASG confirms COVID-19 infection in secondary school

Lagos State Government has confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in a secondary boarding school on the Mainland.
COVID-19 deaths rise by almost 1,000 in France

COVID-19 deaths rise by almost 1,000 in France

France’s daily COVID-19 death toll spiked by 854 on Tuesday, an increase unseen since April 15, while the number of people hospitalised for the disease went up by more than a 1,000 for the fifth time in nine days.
COVID-19 cases break records, weekly deaths rise 3%

COVID-19 cases break records, weekly deaths rise 3%

The number of new COVID-19 cases in the United States hit another record high last week, rising 18% to more than 575,000, while deaths inched up 3%, according to a Reuters analysis of state and county reports.
Israel starts human trials on COVID-19 vaccine as schools slowly reopen

Israel starts human trials on COVID-19 vaccine as schools slowly reopen

Israel began human trials on Sunday for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate which, if successful, could be ready for the general public by next September.