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Pfizer-funded research claims vaccine might be effective against new coronavirus strains

The website’s headline warns, however, that the report is preliminary and has not yet been peer-reviewed, and, therefore, should not be regarded as conclusive guidance to health care practices.

Anxiety in Kwara as COVID-19 spreads to 14 LG, death toll now 32

The number of active cases has also risen to 170 and total tests done so far is put at 11,781.

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.

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