How I make quick money during Covid-19 lock-down
30 March 2020 | 7:00 am
With just about fifty Covid-19 cases in Nigeria, some remain sceptical of the pandemic. They believe it does not exist or it will not affect them.
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A decline in vaccine confidence comes after more than a decade of hard-earned gains in routine childhood immunization. Getting back on track will be a challenging task, the agency warned.
The ECDC said the COVID-19 pandemic had taught "valuable lessons" and stressed that there needs to be better preparation for future health crises.
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The coronavirus pandemic is over as a global health emergency, the World Health Organization said — while stressing that the virus "is here to stay."
total prize money on offer at Wimbledon has risen to a record 44.7 million pounds an 11.2% increase on 2022, the All England Lawn Tennis Club said on Wednesday.
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