The world's largest vaccine maker, the Serum Institute of India, has halted production of the locally made version of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine due to falling demand, its chief executive said Friday.
As Nigeria marks the one-year anniversary of the first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines to the country today through the COVAX facility, efforts are being made to ensure
British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca said Thursday that a third, or "booster", dose of its Covid-19 vaccine Vaxzevria "significantly" lifted antibody levels against the Omicron strain in a laboratory study.
Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has reacted to media reports alleging that about 1 million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine expired in Nigeria last month.
12 Nov 2021
British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca, which is selling its Covid vaccine at cost price, said Friday that it had fallen into a loss in the third quarter.
11 Oct 2021
British pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca on Monday revealed more positive results from a trial of a treatment for Covid-19 symptoms. The drug, made from a combination of two antibodies, achieved a "statistically significant reduction in severe Covid-19 or death" in non-hospitalised patients with mild-to-moderate symptoms, AstraZeneca said in a statement. The group's treatment, known as AZD7442,…
17 Sep 2021
The Ekiti State Government has debunked the rumour that some COVID-19 vaccines are spoilt due to the lack of electricity supply in the state.
9 Sep 2021
The European Medicines Agency has listed the neurological disorder Guillain-Barre syndrome, which can cause temporary paralysis, as a "very rare" side effect of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.
5 Sep 2021
The Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (BSPHCDA) says it has received and deployed 21,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine
1 Sep 2021
The UK's health minister said on Wednesday that the government will offer a third vaccine jab to half a million people with severely weakened immune systems.
1 Sep 2021
Gombe State Government on Wednesday took delivery of 100,154 doses of COVID-19 vaccines for the second phase vaccination exercise.
30 Aug 2021
Lagos State government will on Monday, August 30 resume the administration of second doses of the AstraZeneca COVID vaccine to persons who have received the first dose of the vaccine during the first phase of the vaccination exercise in the state.