Yahaya Bello rejects COVID-19 vaccine, says it is meant to kill

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, has discouraged the use of COVID-19 vaccine, falsely stating that…

FG releases N10bn to support local production of COVID-19 vaccine

Dr Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health, says the federal government has approved the release of N10…

Falana raises alarm over planned commercialisation of Covid vaccines

The Alliance for Survival of COVID-19 and Beyond, a coalition of labour and civil society groups…

FG working on what COVID-19 vaccines to buy, says minister

Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says the federal government is working…

Why COVID-19 vaccine may not work in Nigeria – Virology prof

A renowned Nigerian Professor of Virology, Prof Oyewole Tamori says that the much expected Pfizer Vaccines…

Pope Francis to get COVID-19 vaccine next week, says it’s ethical obligation

In a forthcoming television interview, Pope Francis says that he will soon receive a coronavirus vaccination,…

Twitter deletes Iranian leader’s tweet banning US, UK Covid vaccines

Twitter has removed a tweet by Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei suggesting coronavirus vaccines made…

Death of Florida doctor after receiving COVID-19 vaccine under investigation

A Florida doctor has died several weeks after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, although it’s not yet…

NPHCDA: Buhari, Osinbajo to take COVID-19 vaccine on live TV

Faisal Shuaib, executive director and chief executive officer, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), says…

Atiku is ‘first Nigerian’ to receive Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, has received the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. He is suspected to be the…

Federal Govt expects 42 million COVID-19 vaccine doses – NPHCDA

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it hoped to get 42 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines…

‘Game-changer’ COVID-19 vaccine by J&J could be in use by February

A one-shot vaccine by US pharmaceuticals giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) could be in use by…

FG promises free COVID-19 vaccines for citizens

The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Dr. Sani Aliyu, has promised that…

Aborted foetus component: Vatican says COVID-19 vaccines ‘morally acceptable’

The use of COVID-19 vaccines developed using cell lines derived from aborted foetuses is “morally acceptable”,…

Netanyahu to become first Israeli to receive COVID-19 vaccine

  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to be the first person in Israel to…

Nigerians will get COVID-19 vaccine in January – FG

The Federal Government says Nigerians will receive the coronavirus vaccine by January 2021. Osagie Ehanire, minister…

Nigeria to receive 20m doses of COVID-19 vaccine, says

  The federal government says it has put in place the machinery for receiving 20 million…

UK warns people with allergies not to take COVID-19 vaccine

British health officials on Wednesday warned that anyone with a history of significant allergic reactions should…

COVID-19: UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine ahead of US, EU

‌The UK became the first western country to approve a Covid-19 vaccine with its regulator clearing…

I won’t take COVID-19 vaccine – Brazil’s President

Brazil’s President, Jair Bolsonaro, has said he will not take a vaccine against the coronavirus even…

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