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COVID-19 vaccine

3 Aug
One of them is Pfizer. Pfizer reported a 92% operational growth in revenue to $81.3 billion for the full year 2021, compared with $41.7bn for the full year 2020 mainly from Comirnaty which is a COVID-19 vaccine...
2 Aug
The European Commission has signed a contract to allow EU member states to buy up to 250 million doses of a new Covid-19 vaccine developed in Spain, it said Tuesday.
29 Jul
Covid-vaccine maker AstraZeneca said Friday that profits fell sharply in the first half on ballooning costs linked to its takeover of US biotech firm Alexion.
21 Jul
Scientists have made recommendations on how Nigeria can match the United States (U.S.), United Kingdom (U.K.), China and Japan in development of Science and Technology.
24 Jun
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), a non-governmental organisation, yesterday, engaged over 40 women in Cross River as champions to curb COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy.
21 Jun
The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), has said that emphasis is now shifting from the urgency for the country to manufacture its own vaccines, to having the basic technology to know how to produce vaccines.
21 Jun
Nigeria has fully vaccinated a total of 21,236,404 of its eligible population with COVID-19 vaccine. Executive Director of the National Primary HealthCare Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Faisal Shuaib,...
22 Apr
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.
19 Apr
Johnson & Johnson suspended sales forecasts for its Covid-19 vaccine during the American pharmaceutical giant's quarterly earnings call Tuesday, as demand lags behind that of shots by Moderna and Pfizer. "Given global supply surplus and demand uncertainty, the Company is suspending COVID-19 Vaccine sales guidance," J&J said in a statement, adding that the move will…
1 Apr
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says a third of the world’s population has yet to receive a single dose of COVID-19 vaccine, including a shocking 83 per cent of all Africans.
17 Mar
•Non-profit company to produce generic insulin that will be sold for $30 per vial as discussions of price-caps for lifesaving drug is sparked after State of the Union address Pfizer and Moderna, manufacturers of the two most popular used vaccines in the United States and much of the rest of the world, are expecting to…
23 Feb
French pharmaceuticals giant Sanofi said Wednesday that its Covid-19 vaccine, developed with Britain's GSK, had delivered positive results after nearly a year of delays left it lagging far behind rivals in the race for a jab.


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Some repentant Boko-Haram members were on Saturday engaged in sanitation of maiduguri as part of measures preparing them for reintegration.
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The Ikom Calabar Federal High Way has been overtaken by flood, as motorists and road users were trapped in Okuni community after a heavy downpour in the early hours of Saturday
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Kyiv and Moscow accused each other on Saturday of striking the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in southeastern Ukraine, which has been shelled repeatedly in the past week.
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Steven Gerrard won his first managerial clash with former England teammate Frank Lampard as Aston Villa beat Everton 2-1 to get off the mark in the Premier League.
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Baby weaning can be tricky, and finding the right food for them takes a lot of careful consideration.  In many Nigerian homes, brown pap is one of the first foods introduced during baby weaning. Depending on the tribe, pap has several names; the Igbo people of southeastern Nigeria call it Akamu, the Yorubas call it…