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13 Jun 2021
Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin said Sunday that residents of the Russian capital who get their first coronavirus jab will now take part in a lottery to win a car. 
18 May 2021
More than 1.5 billion doses of anti-Covid vaccines have been injected into people's arms around the world, six months after the vaccination drive started, according to an AFP count.
26 Mar 2021
Lagos State Government has assured that the COVID-19 vaccine will be administered to every intending pilgrim from the state before embarking on the 2021 Hajj exercise to Saudi Arabia.
9 Mar 2021
The Nasarawa State Government has begun the vaccination of its frontline medical workers against the COVID-19 pandemic.
13 Jan 2021
On the 17th of December, 2020, the NCDC recorded 1145 cases per day. It was the first time new cases had passed the 1000 mark. A little over a week later, South Africa became the first African country to reach the grim milestone of one million confirmed cases.
28 Jul 2019
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has advised African leaders to invest in Hepatitis B vaccination for all newborns and integrate hepatitis interventions as part of health system strengthening.
11 Dec 2018
Residents of six local councils in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have attributed the success of the yellow fever vaccination exercise to massive enlightenment, mobilisation and sensitisation campaigns embarked upon by the FCT Primary Health Care Board, FCT Administration, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCA), the United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF), the…
15 Mar 2018
Scientists have provided another reason to get vaccinated against measles. Researchers have found the measles virus makes kids’ immune systems “forget” most of what they have learned, leaving children vulnerable to other diseases for as long as three years. The findings, published in the journal Science, help explain why deaths and illnesses from a range…
3 Jul 2016
The Executive Secretary, Gombe State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr. Ahmed Gana has disclosed that 800,000 children under five years old die from pneumococcal disease in developing ...

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