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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.

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.”

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.

Fasting: A free alternative to ketogenic diets

I am not against dietary fats and I think we are reaping the whirlwinds of modern chronic diseases largely due to demonization of saturated fats in the last 60 years. In fact, keto diets are great options for weight control and diabetic reversal for those who can afford it. In due course I would do a series of writings on dietary fats and ketogenic diets, but the fact remains that not everyone in developing countries who are struggling with weight and other health issues can regularly afford expensive steak, bacon, organ meat, salmon, tuna, eggs, butter and cream, almonds, avocado, and cheese.

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.

WHO recommends Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine for all adults

WHO recommends Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine for all adults

Covid patients with gum disease NINE TIMES more likely to die, study warns

The research, published in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology revealed that patients with the oral condition were 3.5 times more likely to be admitted to intensive care.

Edo has capacity to conduct 600 Covid-19 test daily – Gov Obaseki

“In our COVID-19 response, we provided funding and platform for the set up of three additional Real Time-PCR Molecular Reference Laboratory in Edo State, with a daily testing capacity of 600 test per day at the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, (ISTH), University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Edo Specialist Hospital and Lily Hospital.”

Research: Pandemic lockdown may have increased nearsightedness (myopia) in China

The greatest increase in nearsightedness was among 6-year-olds, where the prevalence jumped from 5.7% in 2019 to 21.5% in 2020. Nearsightedness doubled among 7-year-olds over previous years, and increased 1.4 times in 8-year-olds.

Breaking: Pope Francis, ex-pope Benedict get virus vaccines – Vatican

Pope Francis had announced during an interview with Italian television station Tg5 on Sunday that he planned to receive the vaccine this week.

Nigeria lacks facilities for vaccine trials, says Tomori

Aside the COVAX facility, the Federal Ministry of Health is having a lot of follow up meetings for Non COVAX vaccines to come into the country but they will have to be accredited by NAFDAC and the phases will be fastened to fast track the process of getting this vaccination but the emphasis is not just in getting the vaccines but for them to be safe and effective.”

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