Latest News, Events and Happenings in Nationwide News.en-usCovid deaths among Europe's elderly hits all-time low: WHO share of Covid-19 related deaths in Europe among those over the age of 80 has reached the lowest level since the start of the pandemic, the World Health Organization said Thursday. x The trend could possibly be attributed to the rollout of vaccin <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Google goes international with vaccine-finding feature on Thursday went international with tools designed to help people find Covid-19 vaccination locations, as the US internet titan ramps up efforts to fight the pandemic. x The internet titan also plans to launch a cloud-based &#8220;virtual agen <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Africa to see slowest regional growth in 2021: IMF A participant stands near the IMF logo at the International Monetary Fund / World Bank Annual Meeting 2018 in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia. 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