Tags : Vaccines

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 […]

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 […]

Thailand Enters Global Race For Coronavirus Vaccine With Trials On

Thailand is conducting tests on macaque monkeys as it races to produce a cheaper, alternative Coronavirus vaccine. A top Researcher disclosed this on Monday, May 25, 2020, with a relief that the vaccine will be ready by 2021. According to the World Health Organization, more than 100 candidate vaccines are currently in various stages of […]

“CBN To Fund Research For Nigerian COVID-19 Vaccine” -Emefiele

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, says the Country’s Apex Bank is developing a framework through which it can provide financial support to achieve a Nigerian COVID-19 vaccine. Mr Emefiele said this at the unveiling of the THISDAY Dome testing, tracing, and treatment centre in Abuja on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Test: “Africans Are Not Lab Rats” -AU

The Africa Union of Economic, Social and Cultural Council, (AU-ECOSOCC) has reacted to suggestions by French Scientists that vaccines being produced for COVID-19 should be first tested on Africans. The scientists were said to have made the suggestions considering the low mortality COVID-19 death rate recorded in Africa compared to other countries in the world. […]

WHO Says Over 20 Coronavirus Vaccines In Development Globally

The World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that over 20 vaccines are in development globally, and several therapeutics are in clinical trials, all geared towards ousting the Coronavirus.  Disclosing this on Friday, February 28, 2020, in his opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19, WHO’s Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said first results on […]