COVID-19

The National Youth Service Corps ,NYSC, scheme has mandated all married women who are pregnant and nursing mothers not deployed to their husbands’ places of domicile can now proceed to the camps within their spouses’ states of residence. NYSC, however, said the pregnant women or nursing mothers must present for registration in addition to other […]

Another 3.5 million doses of Pfizer vaccine have arrived in Nigeria from The United States. The shipment, according to a statement from the U.S. embassy, arrived on Thursday at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja. The statement states: “The U.S. Mission in Nigeria is pleased to announce the arrival of 3,577,860 doses of Pfizer […]

The Nigerian Government has informed federal civil servants that they either get the COVID-19 vaccine or present a negative test result. The Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Faisal Shuaib, at a press conference, on Thursday, in Abuja, said that federal civil servants were not under obligation to take the vaccine, however, […]

Sweden’s Public Health Agency has today recommended a temporary halt of vaccinating young adults with Moderna Covid-19 vaccine citing concerns over rare side effects to the heart. The agency said the pause would be in effect till December 1, explaining that it had received evidence of an increased risk of side effects such as inflammation […]

Members of civil society organisations including student union of various schools in Edo state took to the streets of Edo state to protest the no-COVID-19 vaccination, no-entry into public places policy happening around the state. Seen with various types of placards carrying different messages, the protesters urged the government to share COVID-19 palliative, and not […]

Four Olympic athletes and a few officials from different countries have tested positive to covid-19 in Tokyo and 3 out of the 4 are at the Olympic village. An American gymnast was earlier announced which made all the rest of her teammates move to separate accommodation as no one else was affected.  Czech beach volleyball […]

  The world health organization (WHO) have recently made it known that coronavirus deaths in Africa have increased by 43% in the past one week. They say this is due to shortage of intensive-care beds and oxygen, which is the highest rise in Northern Africa. While making this announcement during a virtual press conference, the […]

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will go ahead as planned despite the surge in COVID-19 cases, According to the President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach. The German Former Olympic fencer affirmed that canceling the multi-sport event is not an option, and the decision to go ahead with hosting and organization of the event as […]

The governor of Lagos state, Mr Babajide Sanwo-olu has raised an alarm that about 18 percent of passengers amounting to about 9,000 of them that arrived through the Muritala Muhammed airport, Lagos cannot be traced for their compulsory covid-19 quarantine as earlier advised by the Presidential Steering committee on covid-19. He said between May 8, […]

WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today announced that the body has concluded plans to set up a technology transfer hub for producing mRNA COVID-19 vaccines in South Africa. “Today I am delighted to announce that WHO is in discussions with a consortium of companies and institutions to establish a technology transfer hub in South Africa,” […]


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