Tag Archives: COVID-19

USA Halts Use Of Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 Vaccines

  Agency Report The United States of America (USA) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has called for an immediate halt of the use of a Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine. Both the FDA and CDC in a joint statement called for a temporary suspension of the use of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson ...

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Botswana Probes Deaths Of Two People Who Took AstraZeneca Vaccine

  Botswana’s investigation comes after Europe’s drug regulator said it had found a possible link between AstraZeneca’s vaccine and very rare cases of blood clots. By Agencies Report Botswana is investigating the deaths of two among thousands of people who had been given doses of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine to see if there is any link, the health ministry said. The ...

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Breaking: Afenifere’s  Yinka Odumakin Is Dead

  Yinka Odumakin, who was married to another activist, Dr. Joe Odumakin, will be remembered for his outspokeness against herdsmen attacks on the Southwestern Yoruba zone of Nigeria. Spokesman of Afenifere, a Pan-Yoruba sociocultural group, Yinka Odumakin is dead. Reportedly said he died from COVID-19 complications on Saturday. A hard fighting activist, Odumakin has been in the fight since the ...

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Covid-19: Lagos Vaccinate 127,885 Citizens – Prof. Akin Abayomi

  Abayomi listed those qualified to be vaccinated under phase one as health and frontline workers, senior citizens aged 70 years and above, essential duty staff and strategic leaders. NAN Report The Lagos State Government says 127,885 persons have so far received their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines. The State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, made this ...

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Study Reveals That Patients Should Receive COVID-19 Vaccine Before Surgery 

  According to the study, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), United Kingdom, “between 0.6 per cent and 1.6 per cent of patients develop COVID-19 infections after elective surgery. Agency Report A study has revealed that patients about to undergo elective surgery are a high-risk group for COVID-19 infection, according to Prof. Adesoji Ademuyiwa of the College ...

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Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccines Are Safe For Nigerians – NPHCDA

  “Vaccinations in Nigeria started earlier this month and we have not observed any similar adverse reactions. All side effects reported by those who have been administered the vaccine have been mild” NAN Report The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has reassured Nigerians that the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 is safe. The Executive Secretary, NPHCDA, Dr Faisal Shuaib, said the ...

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We’ve Received Lagos Doses Of Covid-19 Vaccines – Gov. Sanwo-Olu

  Lagos State has received doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from the Federal Government. This was disclosed on Tuesday by Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu while speaking at the 2021 International Women’s Day celebration organised by the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation held at Police College, Ikeja. Governor Sanwo-Olu disclosed that the State Government received the ...

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Breaking News: Nigeria Receives First Batch Of Covid-19 Vaccines

  “We have been told to open an account with Afreximbank under the African Union; we have done that already successfully because we are going to pay for that part of the vaccine. The COVAX vaccine is free, at no cost to us, it is made from donations,” Mr Ehanire said. Pegasus Report The NAFDAC-approved Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines arrived at the ...

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Covid-19: Nigeria Requires PCR Test For Vaccinated Arriving Persons – Minister Momora

  Nigeria is expected to receive 3.92m doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, March 2., i.e, tomorrow. The Nigerian health authorities said those who have taken Covid-19 vaccines abroad are still required to take polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests upon arrival in the country. The minister of state for health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, gave this indication while speaking with ...

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