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Minister of State for Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, addressed the media at Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 briefing on Tuesday. The official explained there was no confirmation yet on the timeframe for delivery of second batch of the AstraZeneca vaccine. He said it was important that those who already received their first jab complete their […]

Vaccination remains one of the most important medical interventions for preventing illnesses, death, and controlling pandemics. WHO has approved some vaccines for the control of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, including the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine. The Oxford AstraZeneca is a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University & AstraZeneca Pharmaceutical company. There are several brands of this […]

As of yesterday, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) stated via their official Twitter handle that 3, 282 people were vaccinated on the Plateau. COVID-19 Vaccination Update for March 25th 2021, in 36 States + the FCT. How’s your State doing?#YesToCOVID19Vaccine pic.twitter.com/a39qtel3vG — NPHCDA (@NphcdaNG) March 25, 2021 The total number of people […]

Earlier in March, Nigeria received nearly 4 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, shipped via the COVAX Facility, a partnership between CEPI, Gavi, UNICEF, and WHO. The arrival marked a historic step towards the goal to ensure equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines globally, in what will be the largest vaccine procurement and supply operation in […]

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency NPHCDA has said that the COVID19 vaccines recently received in the country do not contain materials such as microchips, implants, or tracking devices as it has been speculated by some persons.   Passing the information via its Twitter handle this afternoon, the agency wrote; ”No. COVID-19 vaccines do not […]

After receiving the allocated doses for the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for Plateau state on Monday, Governor Simon Lalong, Prof. Sonni Tyoden, the Governor’s wife, Regina Lalong and other government officials took their jabs. Shortly after receiving the vaccine, Governor Lalong said that, “today marks another important milestone in our fight against the Coronavirus Pandemic which […]