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Yellow fever death toll hits 20 in Benue

The death toll from a disease suspected to be yellow fever has climbed to 20 at Okpeilo-Otukpa in Ogbadibo Local Government Area of Benue State. The state Ministry of...

COVID-19: 19 vaccines in clinical trials, says WHO

The World Health Organisation says there are 19 potential COVID-19 vaccines currently in clinical trials. WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, disclosed...

CBN limits healthcare research grant to N500m

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has pegged the maximum limit eligible for healthcare research, at N500 million Naira. This was listed among the CBN’s new guidelines...

Nomalcy would return when there’s a COVID-19 vaccine – Bill Gates

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates says life will only return to normal when there’s a viable vaccine that can stop the spread of coronavirus. In a blog post on Thursday,...

UK to begin trial of COVID-19 vaccine on patients from Thursday

The United Kingdom health secretary, Matt Hancock have announced that from Thursday, there will be clinical trials of a potential COVID-19 vaccine on patients. The...