Nigeria receives first batch of COVID-19 vaccines

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…

Lagos finalises vaccine strategy, hopeful of fair deal from FG

The Lagos State government is finalising its own COVID-19 vaccine strategy, even as it expects fair distribution of the Pfizer therapy from the Covax Facility being expected this month by the federal government. In an update yesterday, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu…

Bill Gates advises FG against paying high price for COVID-19 vaccines

American philanthropist, Bill Gates, has advised the federal government against diverting its limited health fund into trying to pay a high price for COVID-19 vaccines. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Gates gave the advice on Tuesday night…

Nigeria records 796 COVID-19 cases, total now 72,140

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 796 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday. In a Twitter update via its verified handle, the government agency said there are now 72,140 confirmed cases of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus…

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