Tag Archives: COVID-19

COVID-19: Learn To Live With Covid-19 Because “We’re Not Going to Eradicate” It – Anthony Fauci

  He delivered a similar message during a lengthy sit-down interview on CBS News’ Face the Nation, telling anchor Margaret Brennan that the goal is to get new cases down to an acceptable level so that the U.S. would be able to “live with COVID.” PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | NOVEMBER 29, 2021 Amid growing fears over a new super-mutated COVID-19 ...

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OPINION: COVID-19: Can Africa Afford Lockdowns? – By Chukwuma Charles Soludo

  Our thesis is that lock-downs in Africa suffer a time-inconsistency problem, without a credible exit strategy; is unaffordable and could potentially worsen the twin pandemics — health and economic — in Africa. PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | NOVEMBER 17, 2021 Can Africa really afford lock-downs, and can they be effective? Put differently, given the social and economic circumstances of Africa ...

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‘Kiwis Are Not Lab Rats’: Thousands Protest In New Zealand Against COVID-19 Rules

  New Zealand still has among the lowest COVID-19 cases in the world with under 8,000 cases reported so far and 32 deaths. PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | NOVEMBER 9, 2021 WELLINGTON: New Zealand beefed up security measures at its parliament on Tuesday as thousands of people gathered to protest against COVID-19 vaccine mandates and government lock-downs aimed at controlling the ...

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An Effective New Drug To Treat Covid-19 Emerges From Merck

  Merck increased its own production and has licensed the drug to be made by others. It expects to produce 10m courses of treatment by the end of 2021 and hopes to be able to double manufacturing capacity next year. PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | NOVEMBER 7, 2021 THOR, THE Norse thunder-god, was reputed to carry a hammer known as Mjollnir—a ...

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Moderna Chief Executive Says Covid-19 Pandemic May Over In A Year

  “We are currently testing Delta-optimized variants in clinical trials. They will form the basis for the booster vaccination for 2022. We are also trying out Delta plus Beta, the next mutation that scientists believe is likely.” PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 ZURICH (Reuters) – Moderna Inc Chief Executive Stéphane Bancel thinks the coronavirus pandemic could be over ...

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Weekend Covid-19 Update: Nigeria Records 601 New Coronavirus Infections, Seven More Deaths

  “This raises the total number of confirmed infections in Nigeria to 200,957” PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS |SEPTEMBER 18, 2021 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said seven more people have died from the coronavirus pandemic, bringing the country’s fatality toll to 2,647.  The NCDC disclosed this on Friday morning via its official website. The News Agency Of Nigeria report ...

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President Biden’s New Pandemic Plan Unveiled

  About 70% of breakthrough cases resulting in hospitalization were among adults 65 and older, and about 87% of breakthrough cases resulting in death were among adults 65 and older, the CDC data suggests. PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS  | SEPTEMBER 15, 2021 President Joe Biden announced a new action plan to combat the latest phase of the coronavirus pandemic, which included ...

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World Health Organisation (WHO) Is Monitoring COVID-19 New Strain B.1.621

  Presently, there are four variants of concern as deemed by the WHO including Alpha, Beta, and Delta variants., IANS reported. OYAKHAMOH Y. CARL-ABU’BAKAR | SEPTEMBER 2, 2021 New Delhi: Amid the emergence of a new COVID-19 variant, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said it is monitoring the new strain – Mu – which has been classified as a variant ...

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Universal Covid-19 Vaccination: Edo State Gov. Obaseki Lost Round 1

  The Orders were granted as prayed as the court adjourned to the 10th of September, 2021 for hearing of the Substantive Motion. OYAKHAMOH Y. CARL-ABU’BAKAR |SEPTEMBER 1, 2021 A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has granted an order restraining the Governor of Edo State and the Edo State Government from enforcing a universal vaccination of all residents ...

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