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Tanzania’s President John Magufuli, Who Railed Against Mining Companies, Dies

John Magufuli, Tanzania’s firebrand president who dismissed the severity of the coronavirus pandemic and urged voters to gather in churches and mosques to protect themselves against it, has died, leaving behind a mixed legacy and questions over the leadership of his gold-producing nation. He was 61 years old. Tanzania’s Vice President Samia Sulhu Hassan reported […]Read More

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AstraZeneca Vaccine has no Side Effect –NAFDAC DG

Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, the Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, says the Astrazeneca vaccine recently inaugurated and distributed to states to treat COVID-19 has no side effect. Adeyeye, who stated this on Thursday in Abuja, shortly after she got vaccinated, said that NAFDAC went through the application dossier of […]Read More

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Lagos Begins Covid-19 Vaccine Roll Out Weekend – Sanwo-Olu

•W.H.O Acknowledges State Govt’s Leadership in Disease Control Lagos State will start rolling out Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines at the weekend, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu confirmed on Wednesday. Sanwo-Olu said a steering committee set up for the vaccine administration was in its final stage of preparation for the deployment of the vaccine, confirming that the State had […]Read More

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NAFDAC Receives Dossiers For Chinese Vaccine, Others For Evaluation –

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has received dossiers for the Chinese vaccine and three others for evaluation amid the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic in the country. This is according to the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, who addressed reporters in Abuja on Monday during a briefing by the Presidential Task […]Read More

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Ahead of African Vaccination Campaigns, Skepticism Takes Hold

Conspiracy theories, mistrust and patchy communication have contributed to a flourishing of scepticism about Covid-19 vaccines in African countries, experts say, posing potential dangers to future immunisation campaigns. Anti-vaccine sentiment, often fed by rumours spread on social media, is already thriving in the West. But a similar dynamic is at play across Africa, according to […]Read More

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COVID-19: SANWO-OLU EXTENDS RESUMPTION DATE FOR GRADE LEVEL 14 AND

… Enjoins Public Servants To Adhere To COVID-19 Protocols Following the increase in number of recorded cases of coronavirus in Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has extended the work from home directive to all State public servants on Grade Levels 14 and below to Monday, February 1, 2021. Governor Sanwo-Olu’s directive was contained in a […]Read More