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Covid 19: Nigeria may not get vaccines till March – Health Minister

Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, says Nigeria may start taking delivery of its COVID-19 vaccine supply from March. On Tuesday, Ghana became the first African...

COVID-19 second wave soon to go very soon – Health minister

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has hinted that the country might soon exit the second wave of COVID-19. Ehanire stated this on Monday,...

Bromelain from pineapple can help COVID patients -Nigerian researcher

Ahmed Olalekan-Bakare, a Ph.D researcher at the University of Ilorin, says an active ingredient in pineapple, bromelain, helps to mitigate one of the symptoms...

Covid-19: First set of vaccine to arrive Nigeria early February

The first shipment of 100,000 COVID-19 vaccines being expected by Nigeria, would arrive in early February. Mr. Boss Mustapha, secretary of the Government of the...

FG working on type and quantity of COVID-19 vaccines to procure – Finance Minister

additional provisions by way of a special supplementary budget to make more provisions for COVID-19 vaccinations,” she said. The finance minister emphasized the commitment of...

FG releases sharing formula for first batch of COVID-19 vaccine doses as 3,557 in Kano, 3,131 in Lagos

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has released the details of how the first batch of COVID-19 vaccine doses will be distributed...

COVID-19: Vaccines may not come soon – FG warns Nigerians

The Federal Government has warned Nigerians against complacency in containing the COVID-19 pandemic. The government stated that vaccines against the virus might not arrive soon. Minister...

US congressman contracts COVID-19 — after first dose of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine

Kevin Brady, a Republican member of the US House of Representatives, says he has tested positive for COVID-19. Brady said his result came back positive...

Second Wave: Nurse tests positive after receiving COVID-19 vaccine

An Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nurse in the United States has tested positive for COVID-19, after taking Pfizer Inc. vaccine shot on December 18. Matthew...

COVID-19: vaccination not guarantee of virus eradication – WHO

The World Health Organisation, WHO, has said COVID-19 vaccination is no guarantee that the virus would be eradicated. WHO’s Head of Emergencies Programme, Mike Ryan,...

Nigerians to receive free COVID-19 vaccine — PTF

The Presidential Taskforce (PTF) on COVID-19 on Wednesday disclosed to Nigerians that the vaccine for the deadly virus will be administered free when vaccination...

FG needs N400bn for COVID-19 vaccines, health minister tells senate

Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, says the federal government needs about N400 billion for COVID-19 vaccines. He disclosed this during a briefing with the senate...

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