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News Now: Redeemers University Working On COVID-19 Vaccine – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday disclosed that the Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun State, is already working on the local production of COVID-19 vaccine. According to...

News Now: NCDC Investigates Blood-Clot In AstraZeneca Vaccine Recipients

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) is investigating the blood clotting in some persons who received the first jab of the AstraZeneca vaccine. This...

S/Africa Signs Agreement With Pfizer For 20m COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

South Africa has signed an agreement with Pfizer Inc for 20 million dual shot COVID-19 vaccine doses, a government official told Reuters on Tuesday,...

News Now: Over 70 British Lawmakers Oppose Vaccine Passports

More than 70 British lawmakers have signalled their opposition to the introduction of so-called vaccine passports that the government is considering bringing in to...

News Now: WHO Warns Of Surge In COVID-19 Infections Due To...

World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Ahmed al-Mandhari, has warned of a possible surge in coronavirus infections in the Middle...

Amid COVID-19 Vaccination, Resident Doctors Set To Embark On Strike

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors is set to embark on an indefinite strike on April 1, 2021 if the Federal Government fails to...

WHO Urges Countries To Donate 10m Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccines

The WHO called Friday for the donation of 10 million Covid-19 vaccine doses to ensure that every country could start immunising within the first...

Congo Re-elect Nguesso As President After 36-Year Term

The Republic of Congo’s veteran president, Denis Sassou Nguesso, has been re-elected with 88.57 percent of the vote, according to provisional results released Tuesday. Sassou...

Ayade Has Not Taken Vaccine Because He’s Been Away – Aide

Commissioner for Health, Cross River State, Dr Betta Edu, has said that the state Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, had yet to receive the AstraZeneca...

Warning Signs As Denmark, Norway, Iceland Suspend Use Of AstraZeneca Vaccine

Denmark, Norway and Iceland on Thursday temporarily suspended the use of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine over concerns about patients developing post-jab blood clots, as the...