The Federal Government has received two million doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine donated by the European Union. The formal handover of the vaccines was done on Monday at the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), National Strategic Cold Store, Abuja. The EU ambassador, Samuela Isopi who made the presentation of the […]

The World Health Organization on Wednesday endorsed the RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine, the first against the mosquito-borne disease that kills more than 400,000 people a year, mostly African children. The decision followed a review of a pilot programme deployed since 2019 in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi in which more than two million doses were given of […]

The Federal Government says the unpredictability of vaccine supply as a result of global shortage remains a huge challenge. The Minister of Health, Doctor Osagie Ehanire disclosed this during the weekly presidential media chat, saying Nigeria is looking to get a donation of the COVID-19 vaccine from the Covax facility and other countries that no […]

The Federal Government plans to provide 10-bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in every state of the Federation, as part of strategies to provide critical response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. This was disclosed by the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, who gave an assurance that the focus on COVID-19 prevention and treatment […]

Nigeria has taken delivery of the 3.92 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine, making it the third West African country to take delivery under the COVAX scheme, after Ghana and Ivory Coast. “I AM HERE, NIGERIA,” National Primary Health Care Development Agency tweeted on Tuesday. Over the coming months, Nigeria expects 16 million doses from COVAX, […]

Four million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines are expected to arrive in the country on Tuesday from India…. President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha and other prominent Nigerians will be among the first set of Nigerians to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on […]

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