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Can sniffer dogs detect the coronavirus disease? | World Economic Forum

- A German veterinary clinic has trained sniffer dogs to detect COVID-19 with 94% accuracy. - The dogs are conditioned to scent out the “corona odour” that comes from cells in infected people. - There are calls for the sniffer dogs to be put to use in everyday life, such as detecting the virus in people attending concerts. - Sniffer dogs have been used at airports in Finland and Chile, to help detect the virus among flyers. A German veterinary ... Full story

NPHCDA says Nigeria will Receive First Batch of COVID-19 Vaccine on Tuesday

On Wednesday, Ghana received its first batch of COVID-19 vaccine, making them the first African country to receive AstraZeneca vaccines via the WHO’s COVAX program, followed by Cote d’Ivoire. The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has announced that 3.92 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been scheduled to be delivered to Nigeria on Tuesday, 2 March 2021, making it the next West African country to receive its first ... Full story

Can Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Prevent the Spread of the Virus?

10 hours ago · 2 min read Photo: iStock / Getty Images Plus. We know that Moderna, Pfizer, and now Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccines are highly effective against preventing severe disease and hospitalizations. That’s a major win for public health and our strained health care system. But one of the biggest lingering questions about these vaccines is whether they also prevent people from spreading the virus to others. You might be surprised ... Full story

3 Adventures to Plan for a Better Week

A FORMULA FOR GIVING YOURSELF SOMETHING TO LOOK FORWARD TO Laura Vanderkam 3 days ago · 4 min read - One big adventure - One little adventure - Something whimsical Illustration: Dora Godfrey. As pandemic life drags on, many of us are appreciating (and/or missing) the joy of having something to look forward to. An upcoming party gives structure to a weekend. A planned beach vacation makes the winter doldrums bearable. Some research has found ... Full story

NHS App Could Be Converted Into Covid Vaccine Passport

The NHS Covid app could be converted into a vaccine passport. Picture: Getty. The NHS Covid-19 app could be made into vaccine passports to prove if people have had the jab or have a negative test result. The government is reportedly considering allowing businesses to demand to see people’s NHS Covid app to ensure staff and customers are at low risk of being infectious. Michael Gove will lead a review into how coronavirus vaccine passports could ... Full story

AxoCheck, an Hybrid Telemedicine App launched recently & new Users have Access to Free Services

Saturday, February 20 will go down in history as the day three unassuming Nigerians in the diaspora, burdened with the health concerns of their aged parents and loved ones back home in Nigeria, launched AxoCheck , a subscription-based telemedicine service, marking the beginning of preventive medicine in Nigeria. Axocheck brings the best health professionals right to the doorstep of loved ones upon the click of a button, availing them preventive ... Full story

You Should Try The Kitchen Muse's Beef & Potato Hotpot Recipe

The Kitchen Muse has shared a new recipe vlog on Youtube. In this video, she’s sharing her recipe for one-pot beef and potatoes. She says, This comforting Beef and Potato Hotpot should be on your menu this week, it’s so fresh and delicious. This one pot beef and potato dish also means you only wash one pot, so perfect! 8 Med Irish Potatoes. 200g Shredded beef. 1 1/2 Cup Mixed Bell Peppers (Diced). 1/2 Med Onion. 2 Cloves Garlic. 2 Small ... Full story

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Nigeria records 240 new COVID-19 cases, total now 155657 » NEWS

As the battle against COVID-19 continues, Nigeria has recorded 240 new cases of the deadly virus in 12 states and the federal capital territory, Abuja. This was announced by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) via its daily update on Sunday, February 28. Accoridng to the statistics released by the agency, Anambra had 85 fresh cases while Lagos recorded 82 fresh cases. Other states with fresh cases include Osun-17, Ogun-10, Kwara-9, ... Full story

Newsday - Call for more investment in clean energy for fragile states - BBC Sounds

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