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A pleasant day to you and welcome to the compilation of the latest Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) news update on AllNews for today, Wednesday, September 16th, 2020.
Pharma giant AstraZeneca and Oxford University on Saturday said they had resumed a COVID-19 vaccine trial after getting the all-clear from British regulators, following a pause caused by a UK volunteer falling ill.
“Clinical trials for the AstraZeneca Oxford coronavirus vaccine, AZD1222, have resumed in the UK following confirmation by the Medicines Health Regulatory Authority (MHRA) that it was safe to do so,” the company said in a statement. Read more here.
As countries across the world race to find a cure for coronavirus, the effort of Nigerians in the search for a cure is advocated for by members of the Ministerial Committee on COVID-19 Herbal Remedies and Natural Compounds, as they believe that a cure could also emerge from Nigeria.
The Chairman of the committee, Motso Onuoha, said that Nigerians could also work to develop a home-grown solution to the pandemic. Read more here.
Travel restrictions to China from the US have been relaxed after the United States Government admitted to China's effort in containing the coronavirus.
Although, following the ease, the US government advises its nationals to reconsider traveling to the Asian nation. Read more here.
A report by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation states that the advent of the coronavirus pandemic has set the health sector back 25 years.
In the report titled, 'COVID-19: A Global Perspective’ takes on the impact of the pandemic on various sectors on a global scale, highlighting the increment in the level of poverty. Read more here.
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