COVID-19 Update: Africans Will Not Be Guinea Pigs For Coronavirus Vaccine – WHO

April 8, 2020

We live in uncertain times and that can be scary. What if we promised you some form of certainty? Every day by 12 noon, we’ll bring you the latest updates on the fight against the COVID-19, both in Nigeria and Africa


Nigeria’s Update from the past 24 hours:

As of yesterday, 7/04/2020, these are the number of reported cases in Nigeria.

The discharge rate is still very inspiring.

Africa’s Stats:

Coronavirus Covid-19

Visit www.coronafacts.africa for real-time updates on the numbers in Africa.

Vaccine Update:

There have been racist remarks suggesting that Africa serves as a testing ground for the Coronavirus. The Director-General of the World Health Organization; Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has come out to say such a thing will not happen. He has also rebuked the French doctors who suggested this.

Coronavirus Covid-19

Read the full thing here.

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Stay updated:

Stay updated with the latest and factually correct news on COVID-19 by visiting Coronafacts.africa. Our brand new site for the most interactive and easy to read Corona updates.

Because we love you:

We made some of the best explainer videos in various languages like Yoruba, Pidgin, Hausa, Igbo, Esan. Click here to get started.

Enjoy the pidgin version below:


Come back tomorrow by 12 pm for more updates and tips on COVID-19. We will beat this!

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