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New lockdown restrictions including ban on gatherings and curfew-Cyril Ramaphosa

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that all gatherings and alcohol will be banned, schools closed and a curfew put in place in a bid to contain the spread of the Delta variant. The adjusted alert level 4 restrictions, which will include a 9pm to 4am curfew, will be in place for 14 days, reports Sdb Live News. Addressing the nation this evening 27th June, 2021, the president said […]

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China administers over 900m doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Over 900 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in China as of Monday, the National Health Commission said on Tuesday. The commission vowed to ensure a steady vaccine supply and continue to facilitate mass vaccination. China announced on June 3 that it had administered more than 700 million doses of vaccines, and has since administered another 200 million doses in less than two weeks’ time.

todayJune 15, 2021 5

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World Bank, AU to deploy vaccines for 400m Africans

The World Bank (WB) and the African Union (AU)’s COVID-19 Africa Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT) have announced a decision to work together to deploy vaccines for 400 million Africans. The pledge came after the president of the World Bank, David Malpass, met with the AVATT to discuss ways to accelerate vaccine deployment to Africa, according to a joint statement by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). The AVATT […]

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Coronavirus

Philippines records 5,389 new COVID-19 cases, 118 more deaths

The Philippines’ Department of Health (DOH), on Tuesday reported 5,389 new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 1,327,431. The death toll climbed to 22,963 after 118 more patients died from the viral disease according to the DOH. The Philippines, with a population of more than 110 million, had tested more than 13 million people since the outbreak in January […]

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Health: How to overcome memory loss; point no 6 will shock you

Have you ever entered a room and then wondered why? You know you went in for something, but was it to grab your keys, or your headphones, or to turn off the lights? You remember soon enough, but the momentary blip raises a concern: Are you losing your memory? Is it already lost? Relax for a second, and remember this: You can prevent this from happening. Science used to think […]

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Dates fruit (Dabino) Has Health Benefits, Do You Know?

Dates are a delicious and nutritious fruit which originates from Iraq. Ever since this fruit was discovered thousands of years ago, it has grown to become one of the most sought after foods in the world, ranging from Africa, Europe Asia, America, etc. The fruits are actually from the date palm tree; they are either referred to as dates or date fruits.In Nigeria, date fruits are one of the common […]

todayMay 27, 2021 9

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Health Benefits Of Drinking Water On An Empty Stomach

Drinking water has its own benefits, whether your stomach is full or empty. Water is the best drink you can have to quench thirst and get rid of several diseases. But, did you know that drinking water on an empty stomach is beneficial? Research shows that many people only drink water when they thirsting, which is very and is harmful to the health. drinking water early in the morning with […]

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Do You Know That Okra Has Health Benefits?

Okra is a flowering plant known for its edible seed pods. It’s cultivated in warm and tropical climates, such as those in Africa and South Asia. Sometimes referred to as “lady’s finger,” okra comes in two colors — red and green. Both varieties taste the same, and the red one turns green when cooked. Biologically classified as a fruit, okra is generally utilized like a vegetable in cooking. Many people […]

todayMay 26, 2021 7

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Importance Of Physical Activity And Exercise

Physical activity and exercise is a major contributor to a healthy lifestyle; people are made to use their bodies, and misuse leads to unhealthy living. Unhealthy living may manifest itself in obesity, weakness, lack of endurance, and overall poor health that may foster disease development. Regular exercise can prevent and reverse age-related decreases in muscle mass and strength, improve balance, flexibility, and endurance, and decrease the risk of high rate of sickness in the elderly stage. […]

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