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Malaria Vaccine: Panacea For Child Mortality?

Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes. According to the World Health Organisation, WHO, in 2019, there were an estimated 229 million cases of

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Buhari Vaccinated Against COVID-19, Osibanjo To Receive Wednesday

President Muhammadu Buhari has been vaccinated against COVID-19 with AstraZeneca vaccine which arrived in Nigeria on Tuesday. Buhari was vaccinated by his personal physician on Saturday at about 11:51 am at a brief ceremony witnessed by top government officials at

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Okonjo-Iweala Says Vaccine Nationalism Will Work Against Economic Rebound

Ameh George The newly appointed Director- General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has warned that “vaccine nationalism” could work against economic growth for both stable and struggling economies. Dr. Okonjo-Iweala said this during an interactive session

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Covid-19 Vaccination: Nigerians Speak

Following the recent revelations by the Minister of Health that Covid-19 vaccines will be available in January 2021, AljazirahNigeria reporters went to the streets of Abuja to sample the opinions of Nigerians MRS. OKAFOR ANURIKA Before the FG accepts or

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Israel Vaccinates 20% Of Its Population In Three Week

Israel has vaccinated 20 per cent of its population in the three weeks since it started its coronavirus vaccination campaign, the largest in its history, the country’s health minister said. “We have completed three weeks of campaign `Return to Life

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Unending Controversies On COVID-19 Vaccine

The palpitating apprehension which accompanied the outbreak and spread of the Coronavirus disease since January last year throughout the world appears to be gaining some respite, owing to the recent announcement of a breakthrough in researches on developing an efficacious

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China Approves Conditional Use Of Coronavirus Vaccine

China has approved for conditional use its first coronavirus vaccine, developed by state-owned pharmaceutical company Sinopharm. The approval, announced by the Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council, has come a day after Sinopharm said its vaccine was found

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