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July 21, 2022

Biden tests positive for coronavirus

Mr Biden would be isolating at the White House “consistent with CDC guidelines.”

United States President Joe Biden
July 18, 2022

Monkeypox: EU secures additional stocks of vaccines as cases rise

An additional 54,530 third-generation vaccine doses have been purchased from Bavarian Nordic, according to the European Commission.

May 1, 2022

Nigeria signs agreement with Cuba on vaccine production

The agreement was signed with Biotechnological and Pharmaceutical Industries, a business arm of the Cuban government.

Nigeria and Cuba flag
April 27, 2022

Depending on foreign vaccines dangerous for Africans: Prof. Tomori

“Africans’ over-dependency on foreign countries is dangerous to the health of everyone, especially children,” the virologist said.

Oyewale Tomori
January 25, 2022

COVID-19: Israeli experts recommend fourth vaccine dose for adults

They said protection against infection was two times higher in those vaccinated four times than in three.

August 27, 2021

COVID-19: UK donates 592,880 vaccine doses to Nigeria

The donation brings the total number of vaccine doses donated to Nigeria by the British government to 1,292,640.

Gill Atkinson
August 8, 2021

FG postpones COVID-19 vaccination scheduled to resume on Tuesday

A official said the postponement was due to some unforeseen circumstances.

Buhari and Osinbajo taking the jab
July 8, 2021

COVID-19: UK takes off travel warning against Nigeria

The United Kingdom has taken off the COVID-19 travel advisory warning for Nigeria.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
July 7, 2021

WHO DG decries vaccine nationalism, says it’s ineffective against COVID-19

The DG said vaccine nationalism is an ineffective public health strategy against a respiratory virus that is mutating quickly and becoming increasingly successful at infecting new hosts.

January 31, 2021

Mysterious COVID-19 vaccines hit Nigerian market

A spokesman of NCDC described the sale of the vaccine as “crazy”.

Photo of Coronavirus vaccine used to illustrate this story (Credit: Bloomberg)