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‘Nigeria has resources to manufacture COVID-19 vaccines’

Dr Okai Aku, Executive Director, Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria (PPFN) on Tuesday said Nigeria had the human and material resources to deliver on the manufacture of COVID-19 vaccines. Aku, a public health expert, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls […]

115,500 health workers died of COVID-19 in 18 months – UN

No fewer than 115,500 health workers died from COVID-19 in 18 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, linked to a “systemic lack of safeguards”, according to UN agencies. The World Health Organisation (WHO) and International Labour Organsiation (ILO) on Monday warned that health teams worldwide needed much safer working conditions to combat the “dangerous neglect” they […]

Uzodimma flags off COVID-19 mass vaccination in Imo

Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo, on Thursday, flagged off mass COVID-19 vaccination in the state. Uzodimma, who performed the flag-off in Owerri, urged residents of the state to ignore conspiracy theories behind the vaccine, and avail themselves of the opportunity to get vaccinated. He thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for his pragmatic approach to the fight […]

98,271 persons fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Benue

By Peter Duru, Makurdi A total of 98,271 persons have been fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 pandemic in Benue state. This was made known by the State Health Educator, Benue State Primary Healthcare Board, Mr. Emmanuel Beeka at a One- Day Media Refresher Orientation workshop organised by Breakthrough ACTION Nigeria (BA-N) for media professionals in […]

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