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COVID-19: Only Those Eligible For Phase One Will Be Vaccinated – Lagos Govt

  Only those who fit into Phase One of the COVID-19 vaccination exercise in Lagos State will be attended to at the approved sites from Monday, the government has said. Such persons include healthcare workers, COVID-19 Response Team (RRT), ports of entry staff, laboratory network, judiciary, military, police, other security agencies, petrol station workers, teachers, … Continue reading COVID-19: Only Those Eligible For Phase One Will Be Vaccinated – Lagos Govt Read Full Story

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ICYMI: We aren’t sure we’ll take COVID-19 vaccine —Kogi senators, reps

Serving senators and members of the House of Representatives from Kogi State have said they have not made up their minds on whether to receive the COVID-19 vaccine or not. The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, took his own vaccination on Tuesday and announced a two-week schedule for other senators to have the vaccine....

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Why some people react strongly to COVID-19 vaccine, according to scientists

Consultant Family Physician and Head of Department, Family Medicine Department at the University of Ilorin, Dr. Ibrahim Kuranga-Suleiman, says some people will react to COVID-19 vaccines, not necessarily because of a previous infection or because the vaccine is faulty. He noted that some people react badly to some of the ingredients that were used in...

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COVID-19 VACCINE FEARS: Despite clearance, monitor vaccinated Nigerians, experts warn

By Chioma Obinna The suspension of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines in some countries following reports of cases of blood clots and other side effects may increase hesitancy to accept a COVID-19 vaccine. Already, there are also fears that the development could erode public trust in the vaccines and hamper efforts to achieve herd immunity. Meanwhile, with the
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We aren’t sure we’ll take COVID-19 vaccine —Kogi senators, reps

Serving senators and members of the House of Representatives from Kogi State have said they have not made up their minds on whether to receive the COVID-19 vaccine or not. The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, took his own vaccination on Tuesday and announced a two-week schedule for other senators to have the vaccine....

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3 Grabbed For Stealing And Selling COVID-19 Vaccine-GHS Reveals

The Ghana Health Service has revealed that three staff working in various hospitals in the Greater Accra Region have been arrested for stealing and selling the COVID-19 vaccine. READ ALSO: GES Directs Achimota School Authorities To Admit The Two Rastafarian Students In a statement released by the service, it stated that the vaccine is to [...]

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Tambuwal Takes First Jab Of AstraZeneca Vaccine In Sokoto

  Sokoto state governor Aminu Tambuwal has called on residents in the state to make themselves available for the vaccination of Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine to protect themselves against COVID-19. He made the call shortly after taking the first shot of the vaccine at the Sokoto state government house, joining a growing list of State Governors … Continue reading Tambuwal Takes First Jab Of AstraZeneca Vaccine In Sokoto Read Full Story

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US Agrees To Send COVID-19 Vaccines To Mexico – Minister

  The United States has agreed to send coronavirus vaccines to Mexico after discussion between President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and his US counterpart Joe Biden, the Mexican foreign minister said Thursday. “I’ve been asked if it is true that there is a vaccine agreement with the United States following the conversation between Presidents Lopez … Continue reading US Agrees To Send COVID-19 Vaccines To Mexico – Minister Read Full Story

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Kogi left out as NPHCDA delivers COVID-19 vaccine to 35 states, FCT

The Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib, on Thursday told members of the National Economic Council that the Oxford-Astrazeneca vaccine has been delivered to 35 out of the 36 states of the federation as well as the Federal Capital Territory. He identified Kogi as the only state left out in the...

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Governors Back Continuous Use Of AstraZeneca Vaccine, Ask Nigerians To Remain Calm

  Members of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) have supported the continued rollout of the AstraZeneca vaccine across the country. They insisted that the vaccine was safe for use, stressing that no side effects had been reported by those who have so far received the jabs in Nigeria. Concerns about the use of the AstraZeneca … Continue reading Governors Back Continuous Use Of AstraZeneca Vaccine, Ask Nigerians To Remain Calm Read Full Story

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Why Ayade hasn’t taken COVID-19 vaccine —Aide

The Cross River State Commissioner for Health, Dr Betta Edu, has explained why the state Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, was not among the first people that received the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine as is the case in other states where governors and their deputies were among the first group of people to take the vaccine. She...

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China To Issue Visas To Foreigners Who Have Taken Chinese Jab

    China is poised to ease border restrictions to allow some foreigners — including from the US, India and Pakistan — back in, provided they have taken a Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine. The country has been closed to most foreigners since last March to stem the spread of coronavirus which it has largely brought under … Continue reading China To Issue Visas To Foreigners Who Have Taken Chinese Jab Read Full Story

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Countries Halting AstraZeneca Vaccine

    A dozen countries, including France, Italy and Germany, have suspended AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 shots because of fears over blood clots and other possible side effects. Ahead of Tuesday’s World Health Organization experts meeting, the company has insisted there is no risk and the WHO has said countries should continue to use the vaccine. Here … Continue reading Countries Halting AstraZeneca Vaccine Read Full Story

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Countries Should Continue AstraZeneca Rollout – WHO

  Countries should continue using AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccine, the World Health Organization said on Monday, after many governments halted rollouts because of blood clot fears. “We do not want people to panic and we would, for the time being, recommend that countries continue vaccinating with AstraZeneca,” WHO chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan told a press briefing. … Continue reading Countries Should Continue AstraZeneca Rollout – WHO Read Full Story

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WHO Insists AstraZeneca Vaccine Safe As Jab Faces New Setbacks

    The World Health Organization said there was no reason to stop using AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 jab after several countries suspended rollout over blood clot fears, while the hard-hit United States exceeded 100 million doses of vaccine administered to its people. The WHO, which said its vaccines advisory committee was examining the safety data coming … Continue reading WHO Insists AstraZeneca Vaccine Safe As Jab Faces New Setbacks Read Full Story