US donates more than 3.5m doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Nigeria via COVAX

The U.S. Mission in Nigeria on Thursday  announced the arrival of 3,577,860 doses of Pfizer vaccine…

‘Previously infected people six times more protected from just one dose of vaccine’ – Research

More than 1,000 Minnesotans did test positive for the virus, leaving some to wonder if those…

Nigeria expecting get 90m Covid-19 vaccine doses by end of 2021

Federal Government says it is expecting about 90 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine by the…

Moderna to build mRNA vaccine factory in Africa

United States-based drug maker, Moderna plans to invest about $500 million to build a factory in…

Covid-19: Nigeria confirms receiving 501,600 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines from France

Nigeria has received 501,600 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine through the COVAX facility. Executive Director of…

From vaccines to drugs: Firms in new race for COVID-19 treatment

Pfizer, Roche, Atea, Merck, AstraZeneca, Regeneron, Eli Lilly and GlaxoSmithKline, Vir Sopuruchi Onwuka, with agency reports…

World Bank approves $400m loan for Nigeria to scale-up Covid-19 vaccination

Board of Directors of World Bank has approved a $400m credit alongside financing from the International…

IMF ‘encouraged’ after meeting with UNECA, African Finance ministers on COVID-19

International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it is ‘encouraged’ after meeting with Africa’s Ministers of Finance and…

Covid-19 vaccination: Over 200, 000 more eligible Nigerians complete second jabs, as total reaches 1.8m – NPHCDA

National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has disclosed that over 1.8 million eligible people have…

Imo leads as NCDC reports 255 new COVID-19 infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday posted 255 additional COVID-19  infections with Imo…