New Variant of Coronavirus Reportedly Found in Nigeria

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New Variant of Coronavirus Reportedly Found in Nigeria         A new variant of the deadly coronavirus appears to have been found in Nigeria. The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the alert on Thursday. The body announced plans to commence a further investigation. “It’s a separate lineage from the U.K. and South Africa. Give us some time, it’s still very early”, Africa CDC head, John Nkengasong, told reporters. He said the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) the African Center of Excellence for Genomics of…

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Donald Trump Jr. Tests Positive for Coronavirus

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Donald Trump Jr. Tests Positive for Coronavirus       US President Donald Trump’s eldest son Donald Trump Jr has tested positive for Covid-19 and is quarantining without symptoms, the latest in a long list of infections among those with links to the White House. “Don tested positive at the start of the week and has been quarantining out at his cabin since the result,” his spokesman said. “He’s been completely asymptomatic so far and is following all medically recommended COVID-19 guidelines,” the spokesman said of the 42-year-old. Trump Jr’s…

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UK Invents Virus Killing Face Mask

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Scientist Invents Virus Killing Face Mask       Gareth Cave, a scientist and nanotechnology expert at Nottingham Trent University has invented a virus killing face mask that “kills more than 90% of flu and coronavirus.” Cave said the new masks are due to go into production in Nottingham late November, adding that he is hopeful that they will be commercially available from December. Daily Mail reports that the face masks will be available for healthcare, transport and food service settings. It was learnt that the new mask uses a…

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Man Breaks into Mortuary to Have Sex With Body of Woman Who Died from Coronavirus

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Man Breaks into Mortuary to Have Sex With Body of Woman Who Died from Coronavirus       A vile man who slept with the dead body of a woman who died from coronavirus has been jailed for three years. The man broke into a mortuary to carry out the horrific act. Police in Guyana, South America, arrested the man who then had to spend time in quarantine as he had come into contact with the virus. Leroy Chacon was sentenced to three years imprisonment. The 50-year-old man was charged…

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Global Coronavirus Deaths Hit One Million

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Global Coronavirus Deaths Hit One Million       The number of deaths from coronavirus globally has crossed the million threshold, with more than 1,000,502 deaths recorded as of Sunday evening, according to worldometer.info. That includes over 209,000 deaths in the United States, which has lost more people to Covid-19 than any other country, and more than twice as India, the next most impacted country with about 95,000 dead. The total coronavirus infections globally has also crossed 33 million with the 33,192,997 cases reported as of Sunday evening, according to…

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Study Shows Coronavirus Patients Still Suffer Lung Damage after Treatment

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Study Shows Coronavirus Patients Still Suffer Lung Damage after Treatment       Coronavirus patients admitted to the hospital still suffer lung damage three months after they are sent home, a study has shown. Most people’s conditions improve within six weeks but researchers found that some struggled with breathlessness and coughing for much longer. Researchers at different institutions in Austria’s Tyrolean region asked coronavirus patients who had been admitted to hospital to come back for evaluation six, 12 and 24 weeks after being discharged. At the time of their first…

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David And Victoria Beckham Tested Positive For Coronavirus in March

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David And Victoria Beckham Tested Positive For Coronavirus in March       Power couple, David and Victoria Beckham are said to have caught coronavirus while splitting their time partying in the United States and the United Kingdom back at the beginning of March. According to a new report, the football legend, 45, and his designer wife, 46, feared they were ‘super-spreaders’ after several of their staff also caught the virus, following two weeks spent jetting across the globe with their children. The pair split their time between the States…

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China Displays COVID-19 Vaccines for The First Time

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China Displays COVID-19 Vaccines for The First Time       China has put its homegrown coronavirus vaccines on display for the first time, as the country where the contagion was discovered looks to shape the narrative surrounding the pandemic. High hopes hang on the small vials of liquid on show at a Beijing trade fair this week — vaccine candidates produced by Chinese companies Sinovac Biotech and Sinopharm. Neither has hit the market yet but the makers hope they will be approved after all-important phase 3 trials as early…

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Nigeria Records 239 New Cases of COVID-19

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Nigeria Records 239 New Cases of COVID-19       Nigeria on Tuesday recorded 239 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infection to  54,247 confirmed cases. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in a late-night tweet. The country now has a total of 42,010 persons discharged and 1,023 recorded deaths. Plateau reported the highest number of cases with 116 while the Federal Capital Territory ranked second with 33 new infections. Other states with new cases include Lagos-19, Ekiti-12, Kaduna-11, Ogun-11, Ebonyi-8, Benue-7, Abia-5, Delta-5,…

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Ebonyi Governor Recovers From COVID-19

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Ebonyi Governor Recovers From COVID-19     The Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, has recovered and tested negative for COVID-19. The Governor confirmed this in a statement he personally signed on Friday. He disclosed that his daughter and three of his close aides also tested negative for the virus. The governor thanked God for his recovery and the people of the state for their prayers and support. This comes four weeks after they were infected by COVID-19. On July 4, Governor Umahi announced that he, his daughter and aides tested…

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