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Dutch halt AstraZeneca coronavirus shots in under-60s

Earlier Friday, a Dutch organization that monitors vaccine side effects said it had received five reports of blood clots with low blood plate counts following vaccinations. All the cases occurred between seven and 10 days after the vaccinations and all the people affected were women aged between 25 and 65 years.

No arms fund missing under my stewardship, says Buratai

“Interestingly, NSA Babagana Monguno has denied making such accusations. We, therefore, urge members of the public to discountenance any such misquoted narrative suggesting sleaze on the integrity of Rtd Lt Gen T.Y. Buratai.

Side effects: 8 European nations suspend use of Astrazeneca Vaccine

The Health Minister of Denmark confirmed the suspension of AstraZeneca Jabs via a tweet. He said “there’s currently no ways to know for certain whether the cases of serious blood clots are connected to the vaccine, but the situation warrants investigation. We acted early, it needs to be thoroughly investigated.”

NHS recruits overseas nurses as new drug ‘cuts hospitalisation and death by 85%’

The recruitment of 8,100 nurses from other countries between April and January has been labelled “ethically dubious” during the coronavirus pandemic and at a time when the World Health Organisation has warned the world is short of six million nurses.

Relief as Osun takes delivery of COVID-19 vaccines

the state that the government would soon commence the vaccination, in line with the scheduled guidelines laid down by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA).

FG to partner Nile University in COVID-19 vaccine production

Dr Onu commended Nile University for working in collaboration with other Research Institutions in the Country to come up as soon as possible with the COVID-19 vaccine and other related diseases that can help to alleviate the lingering problems of human health in Nigeria.

Covid-19: 4m doses of Covax vaccines to arrive in Nigeria March 2 — FG

“Everything we are expecting from COVAX is AstraZeneca which has a good range in terms of storage because it uses +2 – +8 per cent of refrigeration. We already have cold chain facilities in all local governments, constituencies and wards in the country.

Moderna sees $18.4 billion in sales from COVID-19 vaccine in 2021

Pfizer Inc, which makes the only other vaccine authorized for emergency use in the United States so far, said earlier this month that it was expecting to record sales of about $15 billion in 2021 from the coronavirus vaccine that it makes with German partner BioNTech.

WHO Wuhan mission finds possible signs of wider original outbreak in 2019

"A lot of the samples have been discarded after some months or weeks, depending on the purpose of why it's taken," he said.Embarek said the mission's circumstances -- of intense quarantine periods and social distancing -- had led to some frustrations, along with the global scrutiny of its conduct and findings."

Two masks are better than one in fight against COVID – US CDC says

Now, with the US still reporting the most coronavirus-related deaths and cases in the world by a wide margin, Biden has made mask-wearing a central pillar of his strategy to get the pandemic under control.

COVID: Nigeria reports 1,065 new recoveries — over 7,000 discharged in one week

With 1,065 patients discharged on Thursday, more than 7,500 patients were confirmed to have recovered from COVID-19 in the last seven days.

WHO recommends Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine for all adults

WHO recommends Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine for all adults

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