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Worldwide death toll from COVID-19 hits 1 million

The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus has eclipsed 1 million, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the global economy, tested world...

Pfizer study suggests its vaccine is effective against coronavirus variant

According to an experiment conducted by US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, the new coronavirus vaccine jointly developed by the company and Germany's Biontech is also...

107,283 persons receive 2nd COVID-19 vaccine dose in Lagos

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi said 107,283 persons have received the second dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine in the state. Abayomi made...

Moroccan FA orders matches played without fans over coronavirus fears

All football matches in Morocco will be played without fans from Thursday, the Moroccan football association (FRMF) said on Wednesday after the North African...

Chinese firms in Kenya make donations to help fight virus

Chinese firms in Kenya, through the China General Chamber of Commerce East Africa, have donated money, face masks and protective clothing to China. The aim...

At least 10 people die in fire at COVID-19 hospital in...

At least ten people have been reported dead in Mumbai, India, after a fire broke out at a mall in Bhandup, Mumbai. The mall is...

Brazil hits 5 million COVID-19 cases

Brazil passed the mark of 5 million confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday as it approached 150,000 deaths. That grim number is the second-highest in the...

SCIO briefs on provision of key medical supplies, daily necessities for...

China's State Council Information Office (SCIO) held a press briefing about the provision of key medical supplies and daily necessities supplies on the prevention...

G20 urged to fill $4.5 billion gap in global COVID-19 vaccine...

G20 nations must help plug a $4.5 billion gap in the global COVID-19 vaccine fund to save lives and clear the way for an...

Xi Jinping: ‘People’s safety and health always come first’

"For the Chinese government, people's safety and health always come first," said Chinese President Xi Jinping. Watch the video to find out how President...
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