AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine
9 Dec 2021
Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has reacted to media reports alleging that about one million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine expired in Nigeria last month.
23 Apr 2021
The World Health Organization's vaccine advisors called Thursday for more data on the incidence of blood clots in people who received the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine outside Europe.
18 Apr 2021
The EU's internal markets commissioner Thierry Breton hinted Sunday that the bloc might decide not to order AstraZeneca's coronavirus jab again following delays in delivering the first batches of the vaccine.
16 Apr 2021
Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday received her first dose of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine, more than two weeks after German authorities recommended use of the jab only for people aged 60 and over.
11 Apr 2021
Up to 80 percent of people offered the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine In Sicily refuse it out of fears over its safety, according to the southern Italian region's president Nello Musumeci.
30 Mar 2021
Alex Iwobi is available for Nigeria's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Lesotho on Tuesday after a second Covid-19 test came out "negative", team spokesman Babafemi Raji said. Iwobi missed the qualifier in Benin on Saturday after apparently testing positive for Covid-19. He quit the Super Eagles training camp on his return from Benin, but…
29 Mar 2021
Doctors and medical practitioners have raised concerns over the current deviation from what they describe as the original COVID-19 vaccination plan designed after the arrival of about 4 million Astrazeneca vaccine into Nigeria. They expressed their dissatisfaction during a webinar, organized by Yiaga Africa to look at emerging issues and challenges in the cause of…
28 Mar 2021
No fewer than 7,300 residents of Enugu State have so far received their first jabs of Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccine on the eight-day of the ongoing vaccination in the state.
19 Mar 2021
Several European countries were resuming AstraZeneca vaccinations Friday after an all-clear from EU regulators, as US President Joe Biden was set to meet his goal of having 100 million Americans inoculated weeks ahead of schedule.
19 Mar 2021
The Ekiti State government has allayed fears that the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine being administered on people could manifest adverse reaction, saying that the 280 persons...
17 Mar 2021
The World Health Organization said Wednesday its experts were still reviewing safety data on the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine following concerns around blood clots but recommended that injection programmes continue.
17 Mar 2021
Nigeria's drug regulators on Wednesday said a few Nigerians have had mild side effects after taking a jab of the AstraZeneca vaccine. The National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) boss Mojisola Adeyeye said at least five people who took the vaccine from the National Hospital in Abuja experienced side effects like fever,…