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US approves use of one shot Covid vaccine by Johnson & Johnson

A US advisory panel voted unanimously Sunday to approve the one-shot, easier-to-use Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine and it reaching the arms of people starting this week. Meeting in emergency session, advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention strongly endorsed the vaccine’s effectiveness in completely protecting against hospitalization and death. The J & […] Read Full Story

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COVID-19: UK Vaccinates Over 20 Million People With At Least One Dose

  Britain announced Sunday that it has given more than 20 million people at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine, with the rapid rollout providing hope in a country with Europe’s highest death toll. Health Secretary Matt Hancock made the announcement in a video on Twitter, saying: “I’m absolutely delighted that over 20 million … Continue reading COVID-19: UK Vaccinates Over 20 Million People With At Least One Dose Read Full Story

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NCDC calls for policy actions to strengthen health sector post COVID-19

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has called on the government at all levels to strengthen Nigeria’s health sector through the implementation of favorable policies, increased budgetary allocation and investments to enable the sector withstand future disruptions especially a pandemic . Chikwe Ihekweazu, director general of the NCDC said this as part of the […] Read Full Story