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Pfizer Vaccine Provides Protection Against Hospitalization in Omicron Patients

Pfizer Vaccine Provides Protection Against Hospitalization in Omicron Patients

A new study out of South Africa shows that Pfizer’s two-dose COVID-19 vaccine provides a high degree of protection against hospitalization from the fast-spreading omicron variant. The real-world study, conducted by the South African Medical Research Council and Discovery Health, the country’s largest private health insurance administrator, was based on more than 211,000 positive COVID-19 […]

Govt Slams UK for Placing Nigeria On Covid-19 Red List

Govt Slams UK for Placing Nigeria On Covid-19 Red List

The Federal Government has condemned the decision of the United Kingdom to put Nigeria on the red list and place a ban on foreign travels originating from the country following the discovery of Omicron, the new variant of COVID-19 in some Nigerian travellers. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who addressed the press […]

Ramaphosa Criticises Greedy Western Countries for Handling of Omicron Variant

Ramaphosa Criticises Greedy Western Countries for Handling of Omicron Variant

 President Cyril Ramaphosa has criticised travel bans imposed on parts of Africa by western countries because of the outbreak of Omicron,  a variant of Covid-19. Ramaphosa, who was speaking at the Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security, said the travel bans signalled western hypocrisy. According to News24, the president said that “another disappointment thrown our […]