COVID-19: Dana Air to keep middle seats empty upon resumption of flights

Dana Air says it will keep the middle seats in all its aircraft empty upon resumption of flights, in line with the social distancing guideline on COVID-19.Mr Obi Mbanuzuo, Accountable Manager of Dana Air, said this in a statement in Lagos on Monday.”Majority of our aircraft are configured with mainly three seats in a row,[...]

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Zimbabwe extends coronavirus lockdown by 14 days

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced that the lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic will be extended by two weeks.But mining and manufacturing operations will be exempted – to keep the economy running.The lockdown was due to expire midnight on Sunday.In a live broadcast, the president said the conditions for lifting the[...]

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No approved vaccine yet in Nigeria for COVID-19- WHO

The World Health Organisation on Monday insisted that there was no approved vaccine in Nigeria or any part of Africa for COVID-19 saying researches are still ongoing on the deadly viral disease.WHO Immunisation Team Lead, Dr Fiona Braka, spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria on the efforts of the world body on the reported[...]

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Coronavirus man-made in Wuhan lab, says Nobel laureate

French virologist and medicine Nobel laureate Luc Montagnier has made explosive revelations regarding the origin of the coronavirus, saying that the deadly virus was manufactured in a laboratory in China’s Wuhan.Montagnier’s claims come at a time when the US has alleged the possibility of the virus originating in a lab in China. The theory that[...]

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US coronavirus deaths top 40,000 ―Johns Hopkins

The number of deaths from the new coronavirus in the United States topped 40,000 on Sunday, according to a running tally by Johns Hopkins University.It showed fatalities countrywide had reached 40,585, with almost half of them in New York, whose governor Andrew Cuomo said the outbreak there is now “on the descent.”The US toll exceeds[...]

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