COVID-19: FG reveals when second batch vaccination ‘ll kick-off

August 9, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 has fixed August 16, 2021 for second phase vaccination against COVID-19. Executive Director National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), and a member of the PSC, Dr. Faisal Shuaib, said this Monday. The exercise, which was supposed to commence Tuesday, August 10, 2021, was postponed Sunday night. “The start date for the vaccination Read More

Tanzania president urges public not to ignore Covid-19

June 25, 2021 Blueprint 0

Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu Hassan on Friday urged the public not to ignore a third wave of coronavirus. This came after her predecessor, the late John Magufuli, alarmed the world with his sceptical approach to the pandemic. Since Hassan took office after the death of Magufuli in March, the government has changed from downplaying the crisis to calling for social Read More

Covid-19 vaccine: 17,382 receive 2nd dose in Lagos

June 4, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Lagos state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has disclosed that 17,382 people had received the second dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine in the state as at May 31.Abayomi made this known through his verified Twitter account @ProfAkinAbayomi, on Friday while giving the state’s Covid-19 vaccination update for May 31. He said 12,288 people received the second dose of Read More

COVID-19: Hesitancy still strong as FG vaccinates 1.2m Nigerians

April 27, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 Monday said 1,173,869 Nigerians have been vaccinated with the first dose of AstraZeneca vaccines. This was disclosed by Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Mr Boss Mustapha at a briefing in Abuja. He said the Presidential Steering Committee was concerned that vaccine hesitancy was still strong in the Read More