EU watchdog monitoring Pfizer, Moderna jabs for clot risks
Europe's medicines watchdog said Friday it was checking whether Covid-19 vaccines made by Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna could be linked to rare cases of blood clotting, but there was no indication so far. The European Medicines Agency last month linked two other EU-approved vaccines, one made by AstraZeneca and another by Johnson & Johnson, to rare…
US expected to see hiring surge as vaccines resurrect ailing economy
The US government is set to release data Friday that could show huge numbers of workers found new jobs last month, the latest sign Covid-19 vaccines are breathing new life into the economy more than a year after the pandemic caused its worst collapse in a generation.
How COVID derails fight against TB, measles, polio
A recent study published in the journal Nature showed that COVID-19 pandemic has derailed the fight against other dangerous diseases such as tuberculosis, measles, polio, malaria
No fewer than 1.13m AstraZeneca shots administered – NPHCDA
No fewer than 1.13 million shots of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines have been administered across the 36 States of the Federation and the FCT.
Group seeks equitable COVID-19 vaccines distribution worldwide
An international advocacy organisation, Global Citizen, known for advocacy work and impactful campaigns in support of pressing social issues, has urged world leaders to ensure the equitable distribution
Africa administers less than 2% of global COVID-19 vaccines – WHO
Africa accounts for less than two per cent of the 690 million COVID-19 vaccines administered globally so far.
Amnesty condemns rich world's 'near-monopoly' on Covid vaccines
Richer countries are failing a "rudimentary" test of global solidarity by hoarding Covid vaccines, Amnesty International said Wednesday as it accused China and others of exploiting the pandemic to undermine human rights.
Get vaccinated, save a life
On the 17th of March, I got vaccinated with the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine. I documented my observations before and after the shot.
CAN urges Kogi people to take COVID-19 vaccines
CAN chairman in Kogi, Bishop John Ibenu, on Friday urged people in the state to accept and take the COVID-19 vaccine, saying it is safe. Ibenu gave the advice in Lokoja when officials of Kogi State Ministry of Health and Kogi Primary Health Care Development Agency paid him an advocacy visit preparatory to receiving COVID-19…