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COVID-19: US Embassy Announces Arrival Of Four Million Doses Of

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is pleased to announce the arrival of four million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine as part of the United States’ global efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. At a hand-over ceremony, Chargé D’affaires Kathleen Fitzgibbon delivered the shipment to Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chair of […]

FG Urged To Engage Professional Pharmacists In Attaining Herd-Immunity For

Government at all levels have been urged to engage professional Pharmacists in attaining herd-immunity for citizens of the country. A Clinical Pharmacist, Mr Kunle Tometi stated this on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at an advocacy meeting, tagged “attaining herd-immunity through preventive services in health care delivery; the role of pharmacists”, organised by the Pharmaceutical Society […]

COVID-19 Vaccine: FG To Start Administration Of Second Dose to

Nigeria will begin administering the second dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines on eligible Nigerians who received the first shots. The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr Faisal Shuaib, made this known during the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) briefing in Abuja. Dr Shuaib advised health and frontline workers between […]

FG May Extend Phase One Of COVID-19 Vaccination By Two

Following demands by Nigerians, the Federal Government may extend the ongoing vaccination against Coronavirus by two weeks. The first phase of the vaccination is expected to end on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, by the Federal Government’s timeline and at least 1.2 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccines have been administered on Nigerians. According to the Executive […]

COVID-19: Oyo Govt Concludes Phase One Vaccination

Oyo State Government has concluded Phase One of its COVID-19 Vaccine distribution. The Phase One focused on Healthcare Workers and other frontline Workers. A member of the State Emergency Operation Centre for COVID-19, Dr Tomi Owopetu-Iken gave this information in a statement. The statement urged those who had taken the first jab to receive the […]

COVID-19 Vaccine: FG Explains Reasons For Stoppage of Process

The Federal Government has given reasons for asking all States administering the COVID-19 Vaccine to stop the process as soon as they use up half of the doses allocated to them. Minister of State for Health, Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora, gave the reasons at a media briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja. […]

Kwara, Ondo, Benue Receive COVID-19 Vaccines

The distribution of doses of COVID-19 vaccines continues across the country as Kwara, Ondo, and Benue States took delivery of the vaccines. Channels TV reports that the Executive Secretary of the Kwara State Primary Health Services, Ms Nusirat Elelu took delivery of the vaccines on behalf of the State Government, on Tuesday evening, March 9, […]

Ogun Governor, Dapo Abiodun Receives COVID-19 Vaccine

Ogun State Governor, Mr Dapo Abiodun has taken his first dose of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. The Governor took the vaccine at the Governor’s office in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, the State capital. His deputy, Noimot Salako-Oyedele, and two frontline health workers were also administered the vaccine. The Governor, after taking the vaccine said, “Taking our doses is, […]

SGF, Health Minister, Other PTF Members Receive COVID-19 Vaccines

The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, who is also the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, and other members of the PTF have received the AstraZeneca vaccines. They took the first jabs of the vaccine on Monday, March 8, 2021, at the briefing of the Task Force […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine to Arrive Oyo State March 15

The Executive Secretary, Oyo State Primary Healthcare Board, Dr Muyideen Olatunji has disclosed that the Astrazeneca vaccine will arrive the State by Thursday, March 15, 2021. Dr Olatunji stated this while featuring on BCOS TV Breakfast Programme ‘AM120’ on Monday, March 8, 2021. He said Nigeria has received 3.92 million doses of Astrazeneca vaccine, being […]