Many scientists are pressing the British government to reimpose social restrictions and speed up booster vaccinations as coronavirus infection rates, already Europe’s highest, rise still further.
A worldwide COVID-19 study led by the United Kingdom experts, in conjunction with researchers from the University of Lagos and other leading universities in Nigeria, has been awarded the Guinness World Records title for the world’s largest scientific collaboration. The landmark study, led by University of Birmingham and Edinburgh experts, involved over 140,000 patients in 116 countries.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Oladipupo Williams, was on Sunday, October 3, 2021 reported to have died of COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated with the Oxford Astrazeneca vaccine.
Australia will reopen its international border from November, giving long-awaited freedoms to vaccinated citizens and their relatives.
The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics will be open to spectators — but only if they live in mainland China, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said Wednesday, as organizers gave a first glimpse into the country’s plans to hold the event while enforcing a strict zero-Covid strategy.