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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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FCT Administration To Continue Using Religious and Traditional Rulers For COVID-19 Sensitization

The Federal Capital Territory Administration says it will continue to use Religious and traditional rulers in sensitizing Residents on the critical dangers poised by the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the nation’s capital. Acting Director,  FCT public health department in the health and human services Secretariat Dr Sadiq …

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AFRICA DECLARED POLIO FREE BY A.R.C.C

The independent Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC) for Polio Eradication has declared Africa, free from the poliovirus making it the second virus to be eliminated since smallpox 40 years ago. The last case of wild poliovirus in Africa was detected in 2016 in Nigeria. The WHO Regional Director for Africa, …

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