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South Africa’s drug regulator has said that Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine can be given to pregnant women with co-morbidities or at high risk of contracting the coronavirus.
A total of 11 listed banks have declared a cumulative N308.206 billion dividends to their numerous shareholders in their respective 2020 financial year, in a move to give these investors good returns on investment, according to a report.
Brazil’s National Health Regulation Agency (Anvisa) on Tuesday declared itself against the import of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V.
Dr Oluwagbemiga Aina, a Chief Research Fellow at the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), has said that intake of herbal preparations for the treatment of Malaria can only suppress the parasite.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has discharged additional 65 people after testing negative to the COVID-19 virus following treatment in the country.
Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, says the country needs N352 billion to implement its strategic plan to tackle malaria in 2021.
Akwa Ibom has vaccinated 25, 039 frontline workers against COVID-19, Commissioner for Health, Prof. Augustine Umoh, said in Uyo on Wednesday.
In a move that gives credence and endorsement of the commitment of the Udom Emmanuel led administration in ensuring openness, transparency and accountability in budgeting and governance, the Akwa Ibom State Government has been ranked one of the best performing states in the 2020 sub-National Budget Transparency Survey.
Some Abuja-based lawyers on Monday called for review of laws which provisions no longer reflect realities to advance justice administration in Nigeria.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has urged Nigerians to get vaccinated against the novel Coronavirus instead of spreading rumours about the efficacy of vaccine which is to prevent the virus.
The acting executive secretary, Federal Capital Territory Primary Healthcare Board (FPHB), Dr. Nda-Eyo Iwot, has said that over 40,000 residents of the FCT are said to have received their first shots of the COVID-19 vaccines since the roll out of the exercise in March.
India’s drug regulator has confirmed the approval of a third coronavirus vaccine – Russia’s Sputnik V – as the country battles a deadly wave of the pandemic that saw it logged over 161,000 new infections on Tuesday.
China’s top disease control official said his comments on the effectiveness of his country’s vaccines over the weekend were misinterpreted.
As many as 60 countries, including some of the world’s poorest, might be stalled at the first shots of their coronavirus vaccinations because nearly all deliveries through the global programme intended to help them are blocked until as late as June.
Fresh lockdowns and curfews have been imposed on tens of millions of people from India to Argentina as COVID-19 infections surged again and vaccine rollouts were hampered by shortages and fears of side effects.
China has administered 139.97 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines by April 4, 2021, said the country’s National Health Commission (NHC).
The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has solicited the support of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in tackling illegal activities at the open drug market at the Onitsha Overhead Bridge in Anambra State.
The World Health Organisation, WHO has joined the growing list of health bodies warning against the use of the generic anti-parasite drug ivermectin in patients with COVID-19 except for clinical trials, because of a lack of data demonstrating its benefits.
Nigeria’s gross domestic product (GDP) is projected to expand by 1.5 per cent this year, after a contraction of 3.5 per cent in 2020, a United Nations (UN) report said on Wednesday. In the latest...
Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE said on Wednesday their COVID-19 vaccine was safe and effective and produced robust antibody responses in 12- to 15-year olds, paving the way for them to seek U.S. emergency use authorization in weeks.
Goodluck Jonathan Foundation (GJF) has called on governments in Africa to ensure press freedom in their countries even as it calls on media professionals to use information as a tool for nation-building.
A Catholic Cardinal, John Onaiyekan, and other Christian clerics have expressed concern over insecurity in the country, urging political office holders to assist government to tackle the menace.
Anthony Joshua is gearing-up for his era-defining Tyson Fury showdown with a bullish attitude, insisting he’s prepared for ‘torture’ during training for the clash.
Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi called for a nationwide lockdown as the country's tally of coronavirus infections surged past 20 million on Tuesday, becoming the second nation after the United States to pass the grim milestone.
There was a striking moment inside Schalke’s Veltins-Arena a little over two years ago. It was nearing midnight in Gelsenkirchen and Manchester City’s players looked shattered as they filed out on to the team coach.
Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, yesterday decried what he called the persistent and frightening economic decimation of the Nigerian working class in the face of economic hardship and poor living conditions.
Groups involved in the fight against corruption have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to honour international obligations on corruption so as to strengthen the various anti-corruption laws and improve the capacity for citizen participation.
Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka, the Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu has called the bluff of the All Progressives Congress by telling them to go to Rome and report him to the Pope.
Police in Osun State on Thursday whisked away from the Acting Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) Elder Femi Awe while holding a prayer session for the party.
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has said that the Anambra International Cargo and Passenger Airport would restore peace, progress, and bring socioeconomic development of the state and the South East by extension.