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.
The Ebonyi Government, yesterday, disclosed that it has taken delivery of 46,088 doses of Moderna and 10,616 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.
Federal Government has commenced the rollout of its second batch of Coronavirus vaccine, the 4,000,080 Moderna vaccine doses donated by the United States of America.
The Federal Government is set to begin the second phase of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) vaccination today after taking delivery of 177,600 Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccines on August 12, 2021 in Abuja.
The relevant health authorities, including the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), have certified...
Nigeria received four million doses of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine from the United States on Sunday as the West African nation steps up efforts to battle the third wave of infections.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) vaccine committee has approved the emergency use of additional three new Covid-19 vaccines. The vaccines include the Moderna (Rovi Pharma Madrid, Spain) AstraZeneca AZD1222 [SK Bioscience Co Limited (Republic of Korea)] Sputnik V (Gamaleya National Centre of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Russia). "Moderna and AstraZeneca…
India on Tuesday authorised the emergency use of Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine as it seeks to ramp up its vaccination drive in the wake of a record-breaking surge in infections and deaths.
European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said Tuesday that coronavirus vaccines from Russia and China could be approved for use in the bloc if they "show all the data", lawmakers told AFP.
7 Dec 2020
In the past few weeks, we have heard uplifting news about three promising candidate vaccines against SARS-COV-2. These candidate vaccines have been optimistically announced as effective against the novel coronavirus.
1 Dec 2020
President Donald Trump's controversial coronavirus adviser resigned Monday, while hopes for a first wave of vaccinations before the end of 2020 received a further boost with an announcement from US firm Moderna.
30 Nov 2020
US firm Moderna said it would file requests for emergency authorization of its Covid-19 vaccine in the United States and Europe on Monday, after full results confirmed a high efficacy estimated at 94.1 percent.