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British Grandma gets first COVID-19 vaccine



Margaret Keenan, a 90-year-old British grandma has become the primary individual today to get the new Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine on Tuesday, as the NHS commenced its greatest immunization crusade ever.

Margaret Keenan was given the life-sparing injection at 6.31a.m. on Tuesday, at her neighborhood emergency clinic in Coventry, West Midlands.

She is among several retired people and laborers that will get the immunization on what is being named V-Day, The (UK) Sun reports.

The Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, hailed it as a memorable second — and encouraged all Brits to get the vaccine when invited.

The eyes of the world will be on Britain toward the beginning of today, with the beginning of the immunization rollout broadcast live from a Midlands medical clinic at 7a.m.

Several Brits the nation over will be vaccinated today, with defenseless over-80s, care home laborers and NHS staff preferred choice.

Equality campaigner, Dr Hari Shukla, 87, recounted his pride and joy as he arranged to get the infusion in Newcastle today.

The dad of four and grandfather of nine, who was invited by his GP on Friday, said: “I was very excited I got the opportunity of joining in and taking part, so we are very, very pleased and happy and excited as well. “I am delighted to be doing my bit by having the vaccine, I feel it is my duty to do so and do whatever I can.”

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COVID-19: Germany records 1million cases



Germany hits million infection cases as immunization question arises.

Germany, when an encouraging sign in Europe’s Covid nightmare, logged its one millionth case on Friday, as questions arose over exactly how much assurance is offered by one of the main immunization candidates.

Like a significant part of the mainland, Germany is fighting a resurgence of a pandemic that gives little indication of withdrawing before the arrival of a few driving immunizations.

However, the engineers of one of the punches, British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, said Thursday that further examination was required after blended outcomes were delivered in a late-stage preliminary.

The confusion came as a large number of Americans assembled for Thanksgiving in disobedience of Covid-19 rules, notwithstanding the US enlisting a six-month high of in excess of 2,400 passings.

Germany had to a great extent contained the spread of the infection in the spring however has been hit hard by a second flood of diseases.

Its Robert Koch Institute for infectious prevention recorded in excess of 22,000 new day by day cases on Friday, pushing the nation’s absolute past the 1,000,000 imprint.

The quantity of Covid-19 patients in serious consideration cross country has taken off from a little more than 360 toward the beginning of October to in excess of 3,500 a week ago.

Europe’s greatest economy has covered cafés, bars, donning offices and social scenes, however schools and shops stay open. In any case, the principles will be briefly facilitated over Christmas and New Year to oblige the festivals, permitting gatherings of up to 10 grown-ups from December 23 to New Year’s Day.

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Man commits suicide due to inability to cope with burdens



Man ends it all in Kano over ‘family troubles .

One Ibrahim Abubakar, retailer along Zoo Road in Kano city, ended it all on Thursday night.

His body was found swinging from a rope in his shop.

His child, Abdussalam Ibrahim, told newsmen that his dad was combating with mental illness which further declined by homegrown duties he was unable to deal with, including the wedding of his little girl that is coming up soon.

He said: “Our father was battling with psychological trauma and he is also poverty-stricken. More so, my sister is due to be given out in marriage soon. We performed the evening prayer with him after which he went back to the shop and hung himself. He gave up the ghost despite attempts to save him when he was discovered.”

In his reaction, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, expressed that examination concerning the case is on to figure out what really occurred. In the interim, the essential report shows that the man was discovered hanging in his shop at night.

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Best WASSCE candidate of 2019 dies of cancer.



Enugu state student who passed 2019 WASSCE with 7As dies of malignancy.

Chisom Chukwuneke, an understudy who arose the best 2019 candidate of the West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, WASSCE, in her school, has died subsequent to fighting leukemia.

Douglas Ifeanyi Uzochukwu, Principal of Graceland College in Enugu where she moved on from a year ago, affirmed the sad news to TheCable Lifestyle yesterday.

Uzochukwu said chisom, 17, kicked the bucket after a delayed treatment in South Africa.

“I’m not her father. I can’t speak much on that but she passed on from leukemia after prolonged treatment in South Africa,” he added.

In a statement written via the school’s Facebook page, he wrote: “Forever in our hearts! Only a moment you stayed, but what an imprint you left in our Hall of Fame. A truly outstanding student! Rest In Peace Chisom!”

Felix Chukwuneke, a Nigerian professor identified as the father of the deceased, also took to Facebook to explain how Chisom’s sickness started as pain in her leg.

He said this had prompted him to fly her to South Africa for medical care. “ It was just like a dream but the realities are crystal now. Just a pain on the leg that snowballed to a devastating episode, the battle started earnestly.

I hear you call, ‘daddy my leg is paining me’. I watch as you lie abed with pain,” he said in a long tribute to the deceased.

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