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USAID PROVIDES 2MILLION DOLLARS TO SUPPORT UN WFP

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing $2 million to support the UN World Food Program (WFP) East Africa Innovation Hub to tackle food insecurity. A Statement from the US State Department said the funding will complement the additional $2.5 million support USAID provided for WFP’s innovation efforts in …

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NAFDAC Advises Nigerians To Ensure They Are Vaccinated With Original Astrazeneca Vaccine

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has advised Nigerians to ensure that the Astrazeneca vaccine being administered on them has the original label. The agency said the warning was imperative to ensure people did not risk being vaccinated with fake Astrazeneca vaccine. This was contained …

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NO CAUSE FOR ALARM REGARDING OXFORD-ASTRAZENECA VACCINE – NPHCDA

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has assured Nigerians that there is no cause for alarm regarding the Oxford-Astrazeneca Vaccine recently delivered to the country. The Health Agency has the assurance in a statement by its Head of Public Relations Unit, Mohammad Ohitoto. This assurance comes amid reports …

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WHO AGREES TO NO-FAULT COMPENSATION FOR COVAX COVID-19 VACCINE

  The World Health Organization has agreed to a no-fault compensation plan for claims of serious side effects in people in 92 poorer countries due to get COVID-19 vaccines via the COVAX sharing scheme, resolving a big concern among recipient governments. The WHO in a statement said the programme, is …

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PTF ON COVID-19 REVEALS NEW B.1.2.5 COVID-19 DETECTED IN NIGERIA

The PTF on COVID-19 has revealed that a new COVID-19 variant has been detected in the country and 15 other countries. The new strain, B.1.2.5, which is different from­ the highly infectious B.1.1.7 has, however, not been described as a variant of concern yet. Disclosing this at the PTF briefing …

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NAFDAC APPROVES ASTRAZENECA COVID-19 VACCINE USE IN NIGERIA

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has approved the use of AstraZeneca Vaccine for use in Nigeria. NAFDAC Director-General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, said with this development, Nigeria stands in a better position in the ongoing battle against the infection of Coronavirus pandemic among the global community. …

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COVID-19 UPDATE

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has confirmed additional One-Thousand, One-Hundred-and-Thirty-Eight (1,138) infections bringing the country’s caseload up to One-Hundred-and-Thirty-Four-Thousand, Six Hundred-and-Ninety (134,690). The NCDC on its official Twitter handle yesterday explained that additional the additional cases were reported from 20 states and the Federal Capital Territory. It stated …

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FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY ADMINISTRATION SHUTS DOWN FOUR PARKS OVER COVID-19 VIOLATIONS

Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), has sealed off about four Recreational Parks and is to prosecute about 12 persons over COVID-19 guidelines violations.         This followed a monitoring exercise by the FCT Covid-19 Guidelines Enforcement Taskforce led by the Head, Media, and Enlightenment of the Task-Force, Mr. …

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MINISTRY OF WORKS DISINFECTS BUILDING COMPLEX

The entire building complex of the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing in Mabushi Abuja had over the weekend been disinfected against the second wave of the COVID-19 in the Country. The Offices complex in both works and housing have been disinfected and fumigated to stem the rising wave of …

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PLATEAU STATE GOVERNOR TESTS POSITIVE TO COVID-19

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has tested positive for COVID-19 following a test he and members of his family carried out. The test result indicated that Governor Lalong’s test returned positive while all members of his family tested negative. Consequently, the Governor who is asymptomatic has gone into isolation while …

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