Thursday, 8th June 2023

COVID-19 vaccines

20 Mar
There was large turnout of women and children at Okpoko, in Ogbaru Council of Anambra State, as the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) commenced free medical healthcare outreach for people in the area, yesterday.
1 Sep 2022
The EU's drug regulator is on Thursday expected to authorise the first Covid-19 vaccines for the Omicron variant, although they do not target the latest strains.
19 Aug 2022
The Federal Government says that there are no short shelf doses of COVID-19 vaccine donations in the country.
19 Aug 2022
The Canadian government has donated 2,649,600 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines to Nigeria.
16 Jun 2022
Spain will offer a fourth dose of a Covid-19 vaccine to its entire population, most likely at the end of the year, Health Minister Carolina Darias said Thursday.
14 Jun 2022
Dr Tukur Sama’ila, the Executive Secretary, State Primary Health Care Board (PHCB), in Zamfara, says over 1.5 million people have received COVID-19 vaccines in the state.
7 Jun 2022
At last, the Federal Government, yesterday, in Abuja, kick-started plan to locally manufacture human vaccines, with the first meeting of the Inter Ministerial Steering Committee and Technical Working Group on Local Vaccine Manufacturing.
21 May 2022
US President Joe Biden said Saturday that America had offered Covid-19 vaccines to Pyongyang but "got no response" despite a spiralling epidemic....
18 Apr 2022
Medical laboratory and research scientists from West Africa are set to chart a course that will assist in building local capacity for the manufacturing of COVID-19 vaccines and other medical products in the sub-region.
13 Apr 2022
All is set for Nigeria to begin local production of vaccines by the end of this year, according to Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Christianah Adeyeye.
11 Apr 2022
The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), on Monday in Abuja, received over three million single-shot COVID-19 vaccines, donated by the Italian government.
7 Apr 2022
Medical experts have made recommendations on how to reduce the burden of pneumococcal infections in Nigeria.


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