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AstraZeneca vaccine

2 days ago
The United States government has donated 3,577,860 doses of Pfizer vaccine for the public health and benefit of the Nigerian people through COVAX.
4 days ago
While pharmaceutical and biotech companies have traditionally produced drugs for protecting human health, they are commercial entities which utilise the patent rights they hold as the incentive which allows them to make profit on their research and development (R & D) investment and to maintain the cycle of innovation.
9 Oct
NIGERIA has received 501,600 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines donated by the French government through the COVAX facility.
14 Sep
The Delta State Government has commenced the second phase of COVID-19 vaccination exercise, according to the Director of Information, Theresa Adiabua Oliko.
29 Aug
The Lagos State Government says it will resume the administration of the second dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on Aug. 30.
15 Jun
Nigeria will get 3.92million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine from the COVAX facility between the end of July and early August. Meanwhile, the administration of the second dose of Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine in the country will end by 25th June 2021. Speaking at the weekly Covid-19 vaccination briefing on Monday in Abuja, Executive  Director of the…
4 Jun
Argentina President Alberto Fernandez on Friday announced the South American country would begin producing the Russian Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine following a virtual meeting with his counterpart Vladimir Putin. "Next Sunday, an airplane will leave for Moscow to bring back the active ingredient so production can begin immediately in Argentina," said Fernandez. In December, Argentina…
19 May
Malawi on Wednesday destroyed nearly 17,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine that had expired in mid-April, with the health minister blaming "propaganda" for many Malawians' reluctance to receive the jab.
17 May
The Commissioner for Health in Plateau, Dr Nimkong Ndam, says that 44,000 persons have so far received the first jab of the AstraZeneca vaccine in the state.
16 May
Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State and his wife, Hajiya Aisha, on Saturday, received their second jabs of Astrazeneca vaccine of COVID-19.
12 May
Canada's most populous province of Ontario on Tuesday suspended use of the AstraZeneca Covid vaccine as a first dose, citing new data showing increased risks of blood clotting.
28 Apr
The European Union and AstraZeneca will begin their oral arguments on May 26 in the bloc's legal action against the pharmaceutical giant over coronavirus vaccine shortfalls, a Belgian court said Wednesday.


5 mins ago
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday recorded 167 new cases and two additional deaths from the coronavirus pandemic. This is contained in data released by NCDC on Saturday morning. The Public Health Agency said that with the new fatalities, the death toll from the virus in the country now stands at 2,769.…
53 mins ago
A thief in a tractor has led police on a destructive chase through suburban streets and onto train lines in Australia, after allegedly stealing motorbikes from a shopfront. Queensland Police released dramatic footage of the moment a farm vehicle ploughed into a motorbike store's window early Friday morning in Ipswich, west of Brisbane. According to…
1 hour ago
Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has given reasons why he created three metropolitan authorities outside the conventional local government administration.
4 hours ago
It would take more than political sagacity and understanding of political arithmetic to predict the outcome of the forthcoming Anambra State gubernatorial polls, which comes up in three weeks’ time...
4 hours ago
The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, yesterday, said comparing President Muhammadu Buhari with the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo and the late Dr. Nnamidi Azikiwe was mischievous...