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The scientist was one of two experts in the 15-member team who had been denied entry after testing positive for coronavirus antibodies during a layover in Singapore, which possibly indicated a previous infection.
WHO’s Director-General, Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, made this known during COVID-19 news conference at WHO headquarters in Geneva.
Gavi is an international organisation created in 2000 to improve access to new and underused vaccines.
Moeti made this known in a statement posted on WHO Regional Office for Africa website.
WHO chief clinician Janet Diaz told a press conference from Geneva that there was no clear evidence that the use of remdesivir reduced the risk of death or the need for oxygen support.
Since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was announced on February 27, 2020, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control along with the Federal Ministry of Health and other stakeholders have evolved measures to check the spread of the virus.
Bello, a physician at the National Hospital, Abuja, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Abuja on the occasion of the World Diabetes Day (WDD), which has “The Nurse and Diabetes” as the theme for 2020.
The statement said: “Measles killed an estimated 207,500 people in 2019 after a decade-long failure to reach optimal vaccination coverage, resulting in the highest number of cases for 23 years.
WHO made the disclosure in a statement issued on Wednesday from its Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo.
Ghebreyesus gave the warning at the ongoing World Health Assembly (WHA) being held virtually in Geneva
A WHO dashboard showed that globally, as of 10:45 am CET (0945 GMT) on Monday, a total of 50,030,121 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 1,252,072 deaths, had been reported to the UN health agency.
The Commissioner for Establishment and Training, Prof. Daud Sangodoyin, made this known on Tuesday in Ibadan while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the weekly State Executive Council meeting.
CVDs are a group of disorders of the heart and blood vessels.
The Reuters tally is based on official reporting by individual countries.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, disclosed this on Friday when he inaugurated the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Pollution Control in Nigeria, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Abdulganiyu Aminu.
This marks the highest number in a single week so far.
“More than 170 countries have joined the COVAX facility,’’ Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in pre-recorded comments in a webinar ahead of Friday’s deadline to join the facility.
Senator Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, said this in a statement signed by Charles Akpan, Deputy Director, Press and Public Relations in the ministry, on Sunday in Abuja
Its Director-General, Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, gave the advice during a news briefing from Geneva on Monday.