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COVID: Why Nigeria should involve private sector in vaccination – analyst

Reviewing the ongoing vaccination exercise, Muhammed Yusuf, a public health analyst, has urged the Federal Government to adopt a public-private partnership approach to administering COVID-19 vaccines. Yusuf argued that bringing the private sector players on board would increase resources and capabilities to make COVID-19 vaccines accessible to all. He believed would close the glaring execution […] Read Full Story

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COVID-19: Again, No Deaths As Nigeria Records Lowest Cases In March

  Nigeria has not recorded a fresh COVID-19 death since Saturday, data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control showed. In an update, the disease control agency said just 86 new cases were reported on Sunday, the lowest in months. This comes as Nigeria continues to roll-out its vaccination program across States. The NCDC said … Continue reading COVID-19: Again, No Deaths As Nigeria Records Lowest Cases In March Read Full Story

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US Trial Finds AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine 79 Percent Effective, No Blood Clot Risk

  AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine is 80 percent effective at preventing the disease in the elderly and does not increase the risk of blood clots, the biotech firm said Monday, following its US phase III efficiency trials. It was 79 percent effective at preventing symptomatic Covid-19 in the overall population and 100 percent effective at preventing … Continue reading US Trial Finds AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine 79 Percent Effective, No Blood Clot Risk Read Full Story

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Poll shows plunge in Europeans’ trust in AstraZeneca jab

Trust in AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine in many European countries has plunged following controversy around the jab in recent weeks, according to a new survey unveiled Monday by British pollsters YouGov. A majority of people in the biggest European Union member states, including Germany, France, Spain and Italy, now see the inoculation as unsafe, the recent
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COVID-19 Vaccination: We Will Ensure HIV/AIDS Patients Are Given Priority, Says NACA

  The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) says it is working to ensure that all patients of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) are given a priority in the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination in the country. The Director-General of the NACA, Dr Gambo Aliyu, stated this on Sunday while briefing reporters at an empowerment … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccination: We Will Ensure HIV/AIDS Patients Are Given Priority, Says NACA Read Full Story

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COVID-19: South Africa Sells Its AstraZeneca Vaccine Doses To AU

  South Africa has sold a million doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine for distribution in 14 fellow African nations, the health minister announced Sunday. South Africa last month suspended its vaccination programme, which had started with AstraZeneca jabs after doubts were raised over that vaccine’s efficacy against a local variant of Covid-19. Pretoria instead … Continue reading COVID-19: South Africa Sells Its AstraZeneca Vaccine Doses To AU Read Full Story