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23 Jun
More than two years after the COVID-19 pandemic erupted, scientists have become increasingly aware of a group of patients- so-called ‘long hauliers’- who remain plagued by a combination
18 Feb
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday in Brussels, Belgium, welcomed the designation of Nigeria as one of the six countries in Africa designated as manufacturing bases for the COVID-19 vaccine.
4 Feb
The World Health Organisation African Region (WHOAfro), yesterday, said amid improved COVID-19 vaccine supplies, the continent was struggling to expand rollout, with only 11 per cent of the population fully vaccinated.
25 Nov 2021
The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), yesterday, announced plans to expand its COVID-19 vaccine-testing network to also assess the development of vaccines against other epidemic and pandemic diseases.
4 Nov 2021
According to the latest figures from Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS (UNAIDS), underinvestment in the Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) responses of low- and middle-income countries
14 Oct 2021
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.
22 Sep 2021
Ahead of President Biden’s global COVID-19 summit on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGASS), today, campaigners from the People’s Vaccine Alliance are calling on world leaders...
16 Sep 2021
Thabani Maphosa is Gavi’s Managing Director of Country Programmes, overseeing Gavi’s operations in 73 countries. Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance is a public-private global health partnership
9 Sep 2021
A joint statement by COVAX, yesterday, highlighted the alarming disparity in access to COVID-19 vaccine between rich and poor nations.
2 Sep 2021
North Korea has rejected around three million doses of a Chinese Covid-19 vaccine, suggesting they should be given to countries in greater need, Unicef said Thursday.
19 Aug 2021
The world’s political and public health leaders generally agree that vaccines provide our best route out of the COVID-19 pandemic, but Africa’s vaccine rollout to date has lagged to a frightening degree.  While 23.5% of the world population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, 53.8% in the US, and 23.6% in…
2 Aug 2021
The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) on Monday inspected the four million and eighty (4,000,080) Moderna vaccines doses donated by the U.S. of America, to steps up efforts to battle the third wave of infections.

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