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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.
Role of patent waivers and compulsory licensing in facilitating access to COVID-19 vaccines - Part 2
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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.
NIGERIA has received 501,600 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines donated by the French government through the COVAX facility.
The Delta State Government has commenced the second phase of COVID-19 vaccination exercise, according to the Director of Information, Theresa Adiabua Oliko.
The Lagos State Government says it will resume the administration of the second dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on Aug. 30.
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…
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…
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.
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.
Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State and his wife, Hajiya Aisha, on Saturday, received their second jabs of Astrazeneca vaccine of COVID-19.
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.
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.