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Israel has spent 785 million dollars on Covid-19 vaccinations

2 top officials of India’s election commission test COVID-19 positive

Two top officials of the Election Commission of India (ECI), chief election commissioner, Sushil Chandra and election commissioner Rajiv Kumar have tested COVID-19 positive, officials said Tuesday. “Chief election commissioner Sushil Chandra and election commissioner Rajiv Kumar have tested positive for COVID-19 and were working from home,’’ an ECI official said. The development comes at
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Nigeria’s active COVID-19 cases increase by 39 — NCDC

COVID-19 worsens TB cases in Nigeria – Director

Mrs Uko Itohowo, the Director, National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme, says COVID-19 has worsened Tuberculosis (TB) cases in Nigeria as about 60 per cent of patients go unnoticed and untreated. Itohowo said this on Monday in a virtual media seminar with newsmen in Ilorin. She said that according to the 2020 World Health Organisation (WHO)
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FCTA bans farming activities, illegal markets on airport expressway

FCTA reaffirms commitment to pay COVID-19 contractors

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has reaffirmed its commitment to pay all outstanding liabilities owed contractors who supplied various items during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The FCTA Permanent Secretary, Mr Olusade Adesola, gave the assurance in Abuja on Monday while addressing contractors yet to be paid for jobs executed for the administration
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Israel has spent 785 million dollars on Covid-19 vaccinations

Vaccine apathy threatens COVID-19 response

…as experts blame trust deficit By Chioma Obinna For decades now, vaccination programmes in Nigeria have been making progress. But the advent of COVID-19 vaccines may be bringing back ugly years of vaccine hesitancy which experts fear may erode gains already made in routine immunisation. According to experts, vaccine hesitancy is a continuum between vaccine acceptance
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Nigeria vaccinates 1.09m persons with 1st dose of vaccine

COVID-19: Traditional ruler tells Nigerians to set aside fears, take vaccine

Eze Samuel Ohiri, former chairman of Imo Council of Traditional Rulers, on Wednesday, urged Nigerians not to entertain fears about safety of the COVID-19 vaccine. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, have recommended that America suspended the Johnson
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German Cabinet agrees 'emergency brake' to fight virus' third wave

German Cabinet agrees ’emergency brake’ to fight virus’ third wave

Germany’s central government tried to reassert its authority in combatting the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday by agreeing on a set of national measures – including night-time curfews – to stem a third wave of infections sweeping the country. Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed the “important, urgent” decision by her Cabinet to approve the legislation, which would
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