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Omicron Scare: UK Brings Back Pre-Departure Travel Tests, Bans Arrivals From Nigeria

Dec 05, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The shorter window between infection and infectiousness for the Omicron variant increases the efficacy of pre-departure testing, says the latest analysis conducted by the UK Health and Security Agency (UKHSA).

Canada Bans More Countries Amid Fears Over Omicron Variant

Dec 01, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Dr Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, said all of the Omicron cases in Canada have come from Nigeria which has a low vaccination rate and Ottawa already announced a ban on foreigners from seven countries in southern Africa.


FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Algeria, Nigeria, Cameroon In Playoffs; Ivory Coast Out

Algeria, Cameroon, Nigeria and Tunisia joined Mali, Egypt, Ghana, Senegal, Morocco and Congo, which had already advanced, although there are two appeals brewing that may still have a say on who actually plays in the two-leg playoff ties to decide the final five African teams to go to the FIFA World Cup 2022.

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Nigeria Move Closer To Playoffs

Nov 14, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Nigeria top the Group C and need just a draw at home against second-placed Cape Verde on Tuesday in the final group game to reach the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers playoffs.


Hundreds Of Girls Abducted In Nigeria As Gunmen Raid School

The Government Secondary Jangebe School in Zamfara state was the scene of the latest mass abduction of school children in northern Nigeria.

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Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

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Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

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Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

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An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.

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