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China to begin vaccinating front-line workers

Vaccines produced by Chinese companies are now pending approval in Turkey, Indonesia and Brazil, as manufacturers continue testing the vaccines in more than a dozen countries including Russia, Egypt and Mexico.

Pelosi, McConnell to get vaccine, urge members to do same

“Once we have completed the vaccination of the Members, we will follow a process to identify the continuity-essential staff members,” Monahan said, adding that his office would continue with appointments “until the small vaccine supply is exhausted.”

Nigerians will get COVID-19 vaccine in January – Health Minister, Ehanire

we must be able to get the vaccines that work well, with the good cost of storage and cost of delivery. That is the one we will like to get as soon as they are available."

Breaking: Sanwo-Olu tests positive for COVID-19

Following Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s exposure to a confirmed case of COVID-19, a PCR test performed yesterday the 11th of...

Canada approves Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

Pfizer-BioNTech currently has a contract to supply at least 20 million doses and up to 76 million doses through 2021. The vaccine is administered in two doses, which are given weeks apart.

UAE says Sinopharm vaccine has 86% efficacy against COVID-19

The analysis also shows "99% seroconversion rate of neutralizing antibody and 100% effectiveness in preventing moderate and severe cases of the disease", the ministry said in a statement carried by the state news agency.

First Britons receive Covid-19 vaccine, a landmark moment in the pandemic

There will be 50 vaccination hubs in hospitals across England and dozens more across Wales and Scotland. In England, the vaccinations will only be administered by hospitals.

Health minister tests positive after getting COVID-19 vaccine trial dose

Vij, who is the holding charge of several ministries including health, said on Twitter that he had contracted the virus.

US former presidents Obama, Clinton, Bush volunteer to receive COVID-19 vaccine publicly

Vaccines developed by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna-NIH are expected to be approved by US authorities shortly, and a top science official said Wednesday the United States hopes to have immunized 100 million people by the end of February.

36 UCH nurses are already infected with COVID-19 – NANNM

“At least, 36 of us were infected at UCH. Some (infections) were severe, some mild, some moderate. But, to the glory of God, we all came out of it.

Sputnik V vaccine is 91.4% effective according to interim data, says Russia

Around 40,000 volunteers are taking part in the Phase 3 trials in Russia, of which more than 22,000 volunteers were vaccinated with the first dose and more than 19,000 with the first and second doses, according to the statement.

‘World’s biggest’ PPE manufacturer forced to shut factories as thousands of workers test positive for Covid

The glove maker has 47 factories and of that 41 are in Malaysia. but many of its workers are from Nepal and they live in crowded dormitory complexes.

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Armed forces remembrance: Their families must get necessary support, Olowu Kuta charges FG on fallen heroes

The Olowu of Kuta called on well meaning Nigerians to continue to contribute to the welfare of families left behind by soldiers who put their lives on the line to protect their country.

N1.5 m land scam: Court sends two to jail in Enugu

On a two-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of One Million, Five Hundred Thousand Naira (N1.5m).

‘Under siege’: Uganda’s Bobi Wine says military raids home

Bobi Wine tweeted the news just hours after he alleged Thursday’s election was rigged, saying “every legal option is on the table” to challenge the official results.

Nigeria’s inflation rises to 15.75%

The urban inflation rate also increased in December by 16.33 percent (year-on-year) in December 2020 from 15.47 percent recorded in November 2020, while the rural inflation rate increased by 15.20 percent in December 2020.