Tags : COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19: “FG Targetting At Least 70% Of Nigerians For Vaccination”

No fewer than 70 per cent of the Nigerian population will be vaccinated when the Federal Government takes delivery of the COVID-19 vaccines. This is a target the Government has set for itself and has assured Nigerians that it will do all it can to ensure the goal is achieved. The Secretary to the Government […]

COVID-19: “We Don’t Need To Vaccinate 20 Million Lagos Residents”

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said his administration does not need to vaccinate over 20 million residents of the State against the deadly COVID-19. He disclosed this during an interview on Channels Television, adding that the State Government is engaging some companies in the production of COVID-19 vaccines for residents of the State. […]

US President-Elect Joe Biden Receives Second COVID-19 Vaccine Shot

President-elect Joe Biden has received his second COVID-19 shot. Receiving the vaccine on Monday, January 11, 2021, the President-elect said getting vaccines into people’s arms would be a “number one priority” for his incoming administration. Channels TV reports that this comes as vaccine rollout has faltered badly in the world’s hardest-hit country, where some 375,000 […]

COVID-19: Biden To Receive Second Vaccine Dose

United States President-elect, Mr Joe Biden, is expected to receive his second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, January 11, 2021. His Office made the announcement three weeks after his first injection was broadcast live to boost public confidence in the jab. When he got his first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at the […]

Canadian Prime Minister, Trudeau Frustrated By Slow Vaccines Rollout

Canadian Prime Minister, Mr Justin Trudeau, has said he was “frustrated” by the slow pace of COVID-19 inoculations across Canada, three weeks into a vaccination campaign. The Canadian Government, according to official figures, has so far distributed 424,500 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines, the only ones authorized to date in Canada, to its provinces […]

Thousands Of People Receive COVID-19 Vaccine In Beijing

Thousands of people lined up in Beijing on Monday, January 4, 2021, to receive a COVID-19 vaccine as China races to innoculate millions before the Chinese New Year mass travel season in February. The State media reported on Sunday, January 3, 2021, that more than 73,000 people in the Chinese capital have received the first […]

Spain To Vaccinate Much Of Its Population By Mid-2021

Spain will have vaccinated a large part of its population of 47 million against the coronavirus by mid-2021. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced this on Friday, November 20, 2020, adding that the Government had put together “a comprehensive vaccination plan” that would be presented at Tuesday’s cabinet meeting, making Spain the first within the European […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Approaches As US Closes Early For Holidays

US giant Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech are prepared to file an emergency request to roll out their vaunted vaccine while New York shut its Schools and California braced for nighttime curfews heading into the US holiday season. The world is seeking salvation from scientists and pharmaceutical giants as it returns to the grimly […]

FG Links Petrol Price Increase To COVID-19 Vaccine Discovery

The recent upwards shot in petrol pump price, from N158 to N168, has been attributed to the announcement of a possibility of having a vaccine for the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic soon. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, stated this while addressing State House Correspondents on Monday, November 16, 2020, after […]

“Getting COVID-19 Vaccine A Matter Of Utmost Concern” -Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said one of Nigeria’s main priorities now is getting the Corona Virus Disease vaccine. Prof. Osinbajo stated this on Thursday, November 12, 2020, at the opening session of the virtual edition of the Paris Peace Forum, noting that this is a matter of utmost concern to the Buhari-administration. Stating what […]