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COVID-19: How I am feeling after vaccination – Buhari

“the vaccine roll-out will be in four phases, starting with health workers, frontline workers, COVID-19 rapid response team, laboratory network, policemen, petrol station workers and strategic leaders,” the Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA),

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.”

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The website’s headline warns, however, that the report is preliminary and has not yet been peer-reviewed, and, therefore, should not be regarded as conclusive guidance to health care practices.

US lawmakers agree $900bn COVID-19 stimulus package

“We’ve agreed to a package of nearly $900 billion. It is packed with targeted policies to help struggling Americans who have already waited too long,” Republican Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said in a statement.

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.

Trump says lawyer Rudy Giuliani has COVID-19

Trump’s tweet on Sunday did not specify when the 76-year-old Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City, was diagnosed with COVID-19. Further details of Giuliani’s condition were not immediately released.

Pfizer seeks emergency approval for COVID-19 vaccine in India, media say

Officials at the DCGI and the health ministry did not respond to requests for comment. A government official, however, told Reuters that no application had been received as of Saturday night.

Moscow starts mass COVID-19 vaccination with its Sputnik V shot

The age for those receiving shots is capped at 60. People with certain underlying health conditions, pregnant women and those who have had a respiratory illness for the past two weeks are barred from vaccination.

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.

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.

US could begin COVID-19 vaccinations by December 11: Official

Both Slaoui and Dr Anthony Fauci, a top infectious disease expert and member of the coronavirus task force, have stressed in recent interviews the need for a smooth presidential transition to assure a speedy vaccine rollout.

U.S. economy faces looming test as coronavirus wildfire rages

Since the spring's catastrophic drop in employment, the economy has clawed back about half of the more than 20 million lost positions. But momentum is slowing, and last week the number of new claims for unemployment insurance rose for the first time in about a month.

UK travel corridors: Sri Lanka, Rwanda, Namibia and Israel added to quarantine-free list

The destinations added to the travel corridors list are now also exempt from the Foreign Office’s (FCDO) blanket advisory against all non-essential international travel.

Pfizer Covid vaccine distribution will begin within 24 hours of approval, says US Army general

“My goal [is] tens of millions [of vaccine doses] in December hopefully and we expand into hundreds of millions [of doses in] January, February, March,”

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13-year-old arrested by police in Katsina for killing bandits

The boy, who demonstrated skills in handling AK-47, also confessed to have been bullied by some elderly bandits, who provoked him, and as a result, picked an AK-47 rifle and shot dead two of the elderly bandits,”

Senate, CSOs review MDAs’ implementation of National Anti-Corruption Strategy

“We are happy that this forum was provided to enable us to assess the NASC and to know the level of the fight against corruption. To adequately review the implementation, the MDAs here, who have submitted their reports, should also be requested to provide specific data and figures.

June 12: Twitter CEO’s ‘solidarity’ tweet sparks reactions

He not only created an accompanying icon for the hashtag but also promoted donation campaigns in support of the historic protest.

Soldier shot as Army, ESN clash in Abia

The shooting was said to have attracted soldiers from the Army Headquarters, in Ohafia, who engaged the suspected ESN members in an exchange of gunfire.