Proud to come from Anambra

PEOPLE living in Anambra State may not always appreciate the uniqueness of the state since the last few years until they hear...

COVID-19 immunity, reinfection, precautions

WITH some viruses, once you have been infected and have developed antibodies, you will be immune to that virus for life. Past...

Paying people to get COVID-19 vaccine won’t work

THE first COVID-19 vaccine to gain emergency use authorisation in the U.S. could roll out within days, as Pfizer and BioNTech's candidate...

How COVID-19 changed funding for higher education

THERE is a tendency to make a clear distinction between philanthropy and solidarity. Philanthropy is seen to be private in nature, to...

COVID-19 vaccine’s quick arrival, reason for trust

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What’s promising, problematic about COVID-19 vaccines?

SCIENTISTS are working around the clock to develop and test vaccines against SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of COVID-19.  ...

Engaging COVID-19 vaccine naysayers

THE COVID-19 vaccines, which are up to 95 per cent effective, have the potential to save millions of lives in the UK...

COVID-19: Pondering safety amid Christian festivities

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Informal sector should be part of COVID-19 waste management policy

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Distributing COVID-19 vaccine and public trust

THE coming months are going to be crucial for vaccine development and decisions around how we distribute COVID-19 vaccines equitably, who gets...

Why COVID-19 vaccines shouldn’t be expensive

The world is unequal enough and the Covid-19 pandemic threatens to make things more unequal still. Poorer countries have had to take...

How do we pay off global Coronavirus debts?

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Ifeanyi Ubah should go to court or resign from Senate

SENATOR Ifeanyi Ubah claimed at a news conference on Friday, November 21, 2020, that Anambra State lost almost a whopping eight billion...

Coronavirus still evolving

LETTING the virus that causes COVID-19 circulate more-or-less freely is dangerous not only because it risks overwhelming hospitals and so endangering lives...

Worrisome signs of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

IT has been nine months since the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the outbreak of COVID-19, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, a...

COVID-19 vaccine: Vaccinate children to protect the elderly

SEVERAL COVID-19 vaccines are in late-stage clinical trials. So discussion is turning to who should receive these vaccines first, should they be...

COVID-19: Everyone on earth can’t get vaccine

AN ESTIMATED 3 billion people in low-income countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America are likely to lack access to a COVID-19...

Why males may have worse response to COVID-19

IF YOU ask most women about how their male relatives, partners and friends respond to being sick, they'll often tell you with...

COVID-19 reveals how obesity’s harms in real time, not just over lifetime

THE COVID-19 pandemic has thrust the obesity epidemic once again into the spotlight, revealing that obesity is no longer a disease that...

As Okonjo-Iweala’s battle for soul of WTO continues

LAST week, the United States blocked the appointment of Ngozi  Okonjo-Iweala,  former Finance Minister of Nigeria and an ex-managing director at the...

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