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COVID-19: 67 Fresh Infections Emerge As total confirmed cases hit 154,304

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday night confirmed 67 fresh infections of the coronavirus disease which brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country to 154,304. The NCDC made the confirmation on Friday night while giving updates on daily cases via its Tweet handle. With the latest confirmed cases, Read more

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COVID-19 vaccine: Kaduna, Cross River top list as Nigeria records 8,439 AEFI side effects

…five states have the highest records of the AEFI namely: Kaduna (970) Cross River (859), Yobe (541), Kebbi (511), and Lagos (448). The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib, has disclosed that a total of 8,439 mild Adverse Events Following Immunisation (AEFI)  have been reported across Nigeria since the Read more

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Federal Government stops COVID-19 vaccination, gives reason

By NAN Nigerian government says it is better to vaccinate people fully after stopping jabs of COVID-19 vaccinations The federal government has stopped giving COVID-19 jabs to Nigerians because of the vaccine’s shortfall. “We believe that in a situation where we still cannot specifically determine when the next batch of AstraZeneca vaccine will arrive, I Read more

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COVID-19: Over 560,000 Nigerians receive first dose of vaccine

Not less than 560,000 Nigerians have received the first dose of the vaccine against the COVID-19 virus in less than a month after the country commenced vaccination of its citizens. As of Monday evening, 566,917 eligible Nigerians have been vaccinated, according to an update by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA). According to Read more

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COVID-19 Vaccine: AstraZeneca is 79% effective, new U.S. study shows

“These results add to the growing body of evidence that shows this vaccine is well tolerated and highly effective against all severities of COVID-19 and across all age groups” AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine provides strong protection against symptomatic cases and completely prevents severe disease and hospitalizations, according to a new late-stage study conducted in the United Read more

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 total active cases drop to 11,931 after discharge of 538 patients

The total active cases of the coronavirus disease in the country has dropped to 11,931 after the  Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the recovery and discharge of 538 COVID-19 patients managed in Lagos, FCT and Kwara states. The NCDC announced this on Friday night via a report on its official website. The nation’s Read more

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COVID-19: 179 fresh infections emerge as active cases hit 12,984

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday confirmed 179 fresh infections of the coronavirus disease which brings the total number of active COVID-19 cases in Nigeria to 12,984. The NCDC made the confirmation on Tuesday night while giving updates on daily cases via its official website. With the latest confirmed cases, the total Read more

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Ogun becomes first state to take delivery of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

The Ogun state government on Monday took delivery of doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. The governor of the state, Prince Dapo Abiodun, confirmed the delivery via his verified Tweeter handle. The development indicates that Ogun is the first state in Nigeria to receive the vaccine, having met the requirements for disbursement. The long-awaited vaccine Read more

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FG debunks N10bn cost of COVID-19 vaccines distribution

Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) would be in charge of the distribution of the vaccines The Nigerian Government has said it is not true that N10.6 billion will be spent to distribute COVID-19 vaccines. The Federal Government had announced that 3.9 million doses of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines will be shared among the 36 states in the country Read more

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COVID-19: Nigeria records 1,280 highest single-day count recoveries in 2 weeks

It confirmed that 464 fresh COVID-19 infections across 21 states and the federal capital territory (FCT) Nigeria, on Wednesday, reported 1,280 recoveries from COVID-19 within 24 hours on Wednesday, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), it is the highest single-day count in two weeks recorded in the country. A relatively high number Read more