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COVID-19 vaccine

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.
23 Feb
Last year, the world made great strides in the fight against COVID-19. But when it came to vaccination efforts in Africa, 2021 ended with a whimper.
22 Feb
The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), has said that the COVID-19 vaccine is an important tool to contain the global coronavirus pandemic.
21 Feb
Determined to curtail the wave of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and its variants in Nigeria, the United Nations (UN) has moved to accelerate the delivery of vaccine across the country.
18 Feb
Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has called on member states of the European Union (EU) and African Union (AU) to take concrete steps towards addressing inequalities in COVID-19 vaccine distribution especially among African states.
16 Feb
Germany's BioNTech, which together with Pfizer developed the first mRNA vaccine against the coronavirus, unveiled mobile vaccine production units housed in shipping containers on Wednesday, aimed at bringing manufacturing to Africa.
15 Feb
The Gombe State government on Tuesday engaged stakeholders at a meeting in Gombe to boost COVID-19 vaccination in the state.
15 Feb
World number one Novak Djokovic has claimed he is not anti-vaccination but would rather skip Grand Slams than be forced to get a Covid jab.
14 Feb
Someone once said “A lie is halfway around the world before the truth has even got its boots on”. Well, whoever said that wasn’t wrong because in the case of COVID-19 misinformation in Nigeria...
12 Feb
housands of protesters marched through Australia's capital to the parliament building on Saturday to decry Covid-19 vaccine mandates...


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Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has said that his administration will provide the support necessary for the success of the 2023 Population and Housing Census in the state.
4 hours ago
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has recovered 21,600 litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) known as petrol from pipeline vandals in Badagry, Lagos State.
5 hours ago
An organic hair care manufacturing company in Lagos, Mara Cruiz Limited, has unveiled an initiative to empower about 1,000 African women and giving them an opportunity to resell their products with low entry fee.
5 hours ago
The Rule of Law and Empowerment Initiative also known as Partners West Africa Nigeria, in collaboration with Ford Foundation, has kick-started a campaign for  survivors-centred policing of gender-based violence cases in Nigeria. The Executive Director, Partners West Africa Nigeria (PWAN), Kemi Okentedo, stated that the group works in  the areas of security, governance and criminal…
5 hours ago
The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) on Thursday disclosed that 300 corporate exhibitors would be participating in the 17th Abuja International Trade Fair (AITF). Director-General, ACCI, Victoria Akai, who disclosed this in Abuja, said the event is expected to be declared open by President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. The 17th AITF is scheduled…