Russia has submitted applications to the World Health Organization for approval of its COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik V.
WHO has expressed concern over the health implication of Gilead Science Inc's recently approved remdesivir vaccine.
Remdesivir has become the first drug to obtain formal clearance for treating the coronavirus disease.
The study found that the regimens appeared to have little or no effect on 28-day mortality or the length of the in-hospital course.
China has announced that it will partake in a WHO-led Covax initiative to provide a coronavirus vaccine.
The WHO reported that global deaths rose by 5,514, bringing the global total to 1.05 million.
The WHO has insisted that a vaccine may not be ready until the end of 2020.
NAFDAC has commenced plans to put a total ban on the production of alcohol in sachets.
Some nonprofit organizations in collaboration with WHO are set to make 120 million antigen tests accessible to low and middle-income countries.
WHO reveals people with pre-existing Non-Communicable Diseases are more vulnerable to the coronavirus disease.