Tuesday, 19th October 2021
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COVID-19 vaccine

4 days ago
Dr Solomon Chollom, a Jos-based Virologist, has advised the Federal Government against imposing Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine on its workers.
7 Oct
US pharmaceutical giant Moderna announced Thursday it would build a plant in Africa, as pressure mounts on drugmakers to help ramp up Covid-19 vaccine production in areas that have received fewer doses.
6 Oct
Sweden's Public Health Agency on Wednesday recommended a temporary halt to the use of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine among young adults, citing concerns over rare side effects to the heart.
4 Oct
Lagosians who are yet to get COVID-19 vaccines are expressing concerns over the increasing bottlenecks they are made to navigate at various centres.
2 Oct
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that COVID-19 vaccine nationalism is hindering the efforts being made to restart the tourism sector, following the devastating blow ...
1 Oct
This is a very intriguing time of the very intriguing idea of the Delta variant of COVID-19 or of COVID whatever hue and its invisible virological cues.
30 Sep
The National Primary Health Care Development Agency, (NPHCDA) says there is no scientific evidence suggesting COVID-19 vaccination can cause infertility in men or women.
28 Sep
Pfizer and BioNTech said Tuesday they had begun submitting data to the US Food and Drug Administration for the highly anticipated authorization of their Covid-19 vaccine in children aged five to 11.
26 Sep
Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has called on world leaders to work towards equitable COVID-19 vaccine distribution to people everywhere — especially in the world’s poorest countries.
24 Sep
The World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, said for Africa to fully vaccinate 70 per cent of its population by September 2022, COVID-19 vaccine shipments to the continent must rise ...
21 Sep
The Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine is more effective when given as a two-dose regime, according to new data released by the company on Tuesday.
20 Sep
The Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, says Nigeria will join other world leaders to push for global COVID-19 vaccine equity at the ongoing UN General Assembly high-level meetings.


17 mins ago
Three persons have been reportedly trapped while one has been confirmed dead in a fresh building collapse on Monday night in Ikorodu area of Lagos State. Two other persons were rescued from the collapsed two-storey building by residents of the area. Confirming the incident on Tuesday,, the South West Coordinator of the National Emergency Management…
37 mins ago
Comedian and magician Phil Butler has died at the age of 51. His cause of death remains unknown as it has not yet been announced. Phil’s agents Chris Davis Management issued a statement following his sad passing. Sharing a statement on Twitter, they confirmed: It is with huge sadness we have to announce the passing…
47 mins ago
Pitch Perfect star Rebel Wilson has opened up on her weight loss noting that she understands why people are obsessed.  The actress says her 60-lb. weight loss is not only about size but "about loving yourself and loving the journey that you're on." She noted that she is getting more attention now that she has…
50 mins ago
Forty-eight emerging leaders from around the world, including Nigeria, Togo and Sierra Leone, join the inaugural 24 fellows to build a network of 72 active fellows working to tackle global drivers of inequality. LAGOS, Nigeria, 19 October 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- New York – October 19, 2021 – The Ford Foundation has today announced its 2021 Ford…
50 mins ago
Attackers rely on small-sized patterns to avoid detection, as predicted by Nexusguard researchers SINGAPORE, October 19, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Small bit-and-piece DDoS attacks (distributed denial of service) boomed by 233% in the first half of 2021, revealed Nexusguard researchers in the Threat Report FHY 2021. As the pandemic carried on into 2021, hackers experimented with new attack…