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BREAKING: Doctors suspend nationwide strike

Resident doctors have suspended their nationwide strike after 10 days. Their president, Dr. Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, told The PUNCH on Saturday. He said, “We suspended the strike about…

Georgia PM tests positive as Covid cases spike

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili said Tuesday he tested positive for coronavirus amid a fresh spike in cases in the Caucasus nation despite the start…

COVID-19: Portugal reopens museums, schools, others

Portugal on Monday reopened museums, cafe terraces and secondary schools nearly two months after tightening Covid-19 curbs following a wave of cases early this year.…

UK to announce new international travel rules

Britain will on Monday set out plans to restart international travel, using a “traffic-light” system as the country cautiously emerges from lockdown. The announcement comes…

Argentine president tests positive for Covid-19

Argentina’s President Alberto Fernandez, who has been vaccinated against Covid-19, announced late Friday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus. “At the end of…

Madagascar joins COVAX after vaccine u-turn

Madagascar’s health minister on Thursday announced the country had joined the COVAX vaccine-sharing programme, following through with a recent pledge to roll out jabs after…