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Brazil’s Populous State will Employ Sinovac’s Vaccine

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Saturday, Sao Paulo, Brazil is set to register with health regulatory, Anvisa, to enable them use the Sinovac’s Coronavirus vaccine candidate.

According to reports, the state governor, Joao Doria said in a statement that the state would employ the COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd.

He said he would inoculate the population of Sao Paulo with the Sinovac vaccine by mid-December.

He would need the approval from Anvisa, Brazil’s Health Surveillance Agency or ANVISA (Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária) that  is responsible for the approval and supervision of food, cosmetics, tobacco, pharmaceuticals, health services, and medical devices, among others.

The body later confirmed it had received the first tranche of data related to the Sinovac vaccine after Doria made his statement.

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Security Clash Kills One in Nigeria

While the reason for the clash is still unfounded, death claims by both sides do not tally either.

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On Friday, 22 January, the Eastern Security Network set up for the Indigenous People Of Biafra clashed with the Nigerian Army.

The reason for the clash remains unknown but the brawl claimed a life, according to the Nigerian Government and five lives according to IPOB.

The fight happened at 34 Artillery Brigade in Obinze, Okporo community in Orlu Local Government Area of Imo State, Eastern Nigerian.

The clash began when Army officials stormed the area occupied by the ESN which was set up in December 2020 by IPOB leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

Five other persons sustained injuries and several buildings were destroyed and burnt during the clash.

According to local media, the clash was as a result of the alleged killing of an army official in the community. It is not clear if the ESN killed the army official.

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UK Officials Outcry Religious Disrespect in Sri Lanka

The Guardian reported that among the 274 COVID-19 related deaths in Sri Lanka, majority of victims were forcefully cremated.

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The United Kingdom’s ambassador to Sri Lanka, Sarah Hulton on Tuesday denounced the continued disrespect for religious preference in the country.

She insisted that families of victims were to be allowed to dispose of their dead according to their religious preference that are in line with international guidelines.

The Guardian reported that among the 274 COVID-19 related deaths in Sri Lanka, majority of victims were forcefully cremated.

The practice was mandatory according to the provisions of Sri Lanka’s Provisional Clinical Practice Guidelines on COVID-19 affected issued on March 31, 2020.

The Buddhist majority community cremated even bodies of Muslim affected which has drawn condemnation from Muslim countries, the UN and other administrations.

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Houthis Demand for Palestinian Prisoners

Houthi revolutionaries have refused to release Saudi military detainees and demand freedom of Palestinian prisoners in exchange for the military detainees.

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The Palestinian detainees belong to the Hamas group in Saudi Arabia. The Saudi authorities had held approximately about 60 Palestinians in its cells including senior Hamas leader.

The group revealed that they imprisoned the Saudi pilots and army officials and that they would not be freed until the Palestinian detainees in Saudi Arabia were also released.

The Saudi authorities are yet to comment on the proposal by the rebels which was first stated in March. They were asked to free Palestinian hostages in exchange for five Saudi internees.

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