Friday, 15th October 2021
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27 Jun
Experts have attributed the imbalance in vaccine distribution in Africa to availability of few vaccines in the market, noting that the development is responsible for limited vaccines
10 May
A 23-year-old Italian woman was under observation in a hospital in Tuscany after receiving six doses of the Pfizer vaccine in error, news agency AGI reported Monday. The woman was in good condition after receiving fluids and paracetamol following the injection Sunday, AGI reported. Instead of injecting just one dose into the arm of the…
26 Apr
The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) said 3,678 new clients have received first doses of the free Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19
16 Apr
One month after Nigeria officially began the COVID-19 vaccination, the nation has not recorded any death from the immunisation process, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has said. This is even as the agency announced that over a million Nigerians have been administered the first dose of the Astrazeneca vaccine. Meanwhile, Nigeria has…
16 Apr
The National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) has said Nigeria is not a dumping ground for the Oxford Astrazeneca vaccine.
9 Apr
According to the two specialists in CRISPR and RNA (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeat (and) ribonucleic acid, respectively) quoted above, there is the need to believe that based on pressure on hospital facilities—though....
29 Mar
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria NAHCON has asked the 36 states and the FCT Muslim Pilgrims boards and agencies to begin COVID vaccination for all intending pilgrims for the 2021 hajj exercise. The directive was contained in a circular dated March 26, 2021, titled: "Need For Urgent Covid-19 Vaccination for the Intended 2021 Pilgrims".…
23 Mar
Some 122,410 people have so far been vaccinated with the Oxford AstraZeneca jabs in Nigeria with available records indicating no serious adverse incidents since the commencement of the exercise on March 5
15 Mar
Hailed as a cheap, easy-to-store not-for-profit vaccine, the AstraZeneca shot has suffered a growing number of setbacks.
9 Mar
The EU has taken "bumpy" Covid-19 vaccine production into account in its plan to ramp up deliveries in coming months, the head of its supply task force said Tuesday.
4 Mar
At last, the much-awaited COVID-19 vaccines are now in the country and President Muhammadu Buhari and other top leaders are expected to be vaccinated publicly on Saturday...
3 Mar
About 2.3 million Nigerians have registered on the online registration portal for COVID-19 vaccinations, Nigeria's primary healthcare agency boss said on Wednesday. "In less than 24 hours, 2.3 million Nigerians have registered to take the vaccines and the numbers keep increasing," Faisal Shuaib said during a Channels TV interview. Osindeinde Ademilayo Abodede, a healthcare worker,…


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A skeleton discovered in the ancient Roman city of Herculaneum, destroyed along with nearby Pompeii by Mount Vesuvius' eruption nearly 2,000 years ago, could offer fresh insights into the disaster
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The present reality of politics in Nigeria indubitably portrays a system that is under siege by the actions, inactions and reactions of the ageing political drivers of this country in policymaking and implementation. The current crop of leaders during the economy of this country is a paradigmatic shift from what was obtainable in the post-colonial…
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Thomas Tuchel has warned Chelsea not to expect an easy ride during a run of fixtures that could boost their Premier League title challenge.
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Bitcoin breached the $60,000 mark for the first time since April on growing optimism that American regulators will greenlight the first US futures exchange-traded fund for the cryptocurrency.
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A Cameroonian woman who set up her own smoked shrimp business, has been recognized by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Agency (FAO) for her contribution towards unlocking the potential of selling shellfish locally and abroad. NEW YORK, USA, October 15, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-Cameroon sits on the Atlantic coast where Western and Central Africa meet. It…