4 Apr 2021
Amidst controversies trailing the administering of Coronavirus vaccines across the countries, experts have pledged to close the global immunisation gap
5 Feb 2021
Catholic Bishops of the Lagos Ecclesiastical Province have charged the Federal Government to distribute COVID-19 vaccines in a fair and equitable manner to ensure they reach those who need them regardless
31 Jan 2021
South Africa has secured 20 million doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, the health minister told a Sunday newspaper.
27 Jan 2021
Without a doubt, there is desperation on the part of the vaccine merchants and their partisans to mainstream the usefulness of the vaccines. Emphasis has been on the DNA editing trope
2 Dec 2020
An enduring issue about the vaccine is a trust which is accentuated by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Dr. Carey Maddey. The former raises a red-flag in respect of the nucleic acid, namely, DNA and RNA vaccines.
2 Dec 2020
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has applauded Governor Abdullahi Sule for establishing in Nasarawa one of the biggest disease control centres in Africa.
26 Nov 2020
Yep! That’s the number of lives global immunization programs stopped from being prematurely cut shut by infectious diseases, between 2005 and 2010; it is the number of needless deaths that didn’t happen because of the effectiveness
22 Nov 2020
Landmark promises on vaccine access, a US president gone golfing, and awkward questions for the Saudi hosts about the murder of campaigning journalist Jamal Khashoggi have dominated this year's virtual G20.
24 Sep 2020
*New 90-minute test 94% accurate, can be done at home, scientists find There is fresh hope in the horizon that ‘poor’ countries including Nigeria will have ‘easy’ access to a World Health Organisation (WHO) approved COVID-19 vaccine as soon as it becomes available. This is because, the WHO, on Monday, announced 64 higher income economies…
17 Aug 2020
Prof Alex Akpa, Director-General, National Biotechnology Development Agency(NABDA), says there is renewed commitment by the present administration and corporate organisations on building capacity
15 May 2020
About 140 past and present world leaders have urged that any eventual COVID-19 vaccines and treatments should be made available to the world free of charge. President of South Africa and Chair of the African Union, Cyril Ramaphosa, Nigeria former president Olusegun Obasanjo and the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom were among more…
15 Nov 2018
Scientists have urged government to focus on funding research for healthcare service delivery to curb epidemics. The scientists, who converged yesterday at the fifth international scientific conference of Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) in Lagos, said that epidemic-prone disease conditions in the country appear to pose severe challenges because of the apparently high fatality…