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February 23, 2022

COVID-19: South Korea approves Pfizer vaccine for 5 to 11-year-olds

Children would be given two injections with an interval of three weeks.

Pfizer COVID-19
August 11, 2021

Nigeria should use Pfizer vaccine in cities, Johnson & Johnson in villages: WHO

The World Health Organisation has advised the federal government to use the Pfizer vaccine in cities and the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in rural areas.

March 29, 2021

COVID-19: Single vaccine dose gives improved protection to elders, researchers say

Meanwhile people who had previously contracted the virus were also found to have not much difference in terms of levels of protection after they were jabbed.

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March 17, 2021

Vaccination of pregnant women could protect their babies: Research

“Our findings highlight that vaccination of pregnant women may provide maternal and neonatal protection from SARS-CoV-2.”

pregnant woman
March 4, 2021

Scammers selling unauthorised COVID-19 vaccines in ‘blackmarket’: Report

“The majority of sellers came from France, Germany, the UK, and the USA, and the prices per dose ranged from $250 to $1,200.”

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February 7, 2021

Why Nigeria was excluded from WHO 320,000 Pfizer vaccines allocation: NPHCDA

The NPHCDA chief explained that a hundred thousand doses of the Pfizer inoculation to Nigeria would have been “a drop in the ocean.”

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January 22, 2021

Israel exiting COVID crisis soon: Envoy

The success of the vaccination would be used to provide critical information for use of pharmaceutical companies.

Shimon Ben-Shoshan
January 19, 2021

COVID-19: Illiterate Yahaya Bello asks Nigerians to reject vaccine

Despite lacking scientific literacy, the Kogi governor also expressed doubts about the speed with which scientists came up with COVID-19 vaccines.

Yahaya Bello
January 16, 2021

Britain vaccinates 3.5m citizens as Nigeria wait on aids

Nigeria remains heavily reliant on handouts from the global COVAX scheme of the World Health Organisation.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and NIgerian President Muhammadu Buhari
January 16, 2021

No provisions for COVID-19 vaccine in 2021 budget: Health Minister

Over 100,000 Nigerians have been infected by the highly contagious virus with at least 1,000 deaths nationwide.

Adeleke Mamora