Regina Daniels Shares COVID-19 Vaccine Experience

Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels has shared her experience after partaking in the vaccination exercise launched by the Nigerian government in a bid to eradicate the deadly Corona Virus disease (COVID-19). The wife of Senator Prince Ned Nwoko and mother of one shared some photos and a video after she received the AstraZeneca vaccine, saying it […]

Paris Goes Into Partial Lockdown

A third of France’s population was under a new partial lockdown Saturday to stop the spread of Covid-19, as some European countries resumed AstraZeneca vaccinations following an all-clear from EU regulators and the WHO. The pandemic is still speeding up worldwide, with the number of new global coronavirus infections rising by 14 percent over the last week […]

Angela Merkel Set To Take AstraZeneca Vaccine

Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday she was ready to be vaccinated with AstraZeneca’s coronavirus jab if she is offered it, in a bid to shore up confidence in the jab. “Yes I would take the AstraZeneca vaccine,” Merkel told a news conference, adding she “would like to wait until it’s my turn but I would […]

8,000 Vaccinated In 35 States, FCT

No fewer than 8,000 persons have so far been vaccinated in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory, the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 said on Monday in Abuja. Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr. Faisal Shuaib, stated this at the PTF briefing, on Monday in Abuja. Shuaib, however, said […]

More Worrying Signs As France, Germany Suspend Use Of AstraZeneca Vaccine

President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday that France was suspending the use of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, pending a review of its safety by the European Medicines Agency. “The decision has been made… to suspend the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine as a precaution, hoping that we can resume it quickly if the judgement of […]

Get Vaccinated, AstraZeneca Vaccine Is Safe —-NMA

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has advised Nigerians to get vaccinated and that the AstraZeneca vaccine is safe. The chairman of the Kwara state chapter of the association, Prof. Baba Issa, gave the advice in IIlori on Saturday. Prof Issa said when many people get vaccinated, Nigerians would develop herd-Immunity which curtail the spread of […]

Covid-19: Use of AstraZeneca Suspended In Bulgaria

Gistongist gathered that Bulgaria has suspended the use of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine, as it investigated the death of a woman with several underlying conditions who received the vaccine this week. According to the report, the temporary suspension follows other countries in Europe, including Denmark, Iceland and Norway, which paused AstraZeneca vaccinations over safety concerns. “I […]

Keep Using AstraZeneca Vaccine – WHO

The World Health Organisation said on Friday that it was aware of blood clot concerns linked to “a specific batch” of AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine, but maintained that to date, no-one has died from any coronavirus vaccine. WHO spokesperson, Dr. Margaret Harris, in a video conference in Geneva, said the development came after several European countries […]

I Will Not Vaccinate Against COVID-19 – Yahaya Bello

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has said that he would not be receiving the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines as states begin to vaccinate over the weekend. He said this on Friday while speaking on Channels Television’s ‘ Politics Today’s programme. Belo said he was healthy, and for this reason, he had no need to vaccinate. He […]

BUA Buys One Million AstraZeneca Vaccine Doses For Nigeria

A major conglomerate with operations in Nigeria, BUA, has paid for one million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for Nigeria. It did this through the AFREXIM vaccine programme. It disclosed the move in a statement on Monday titled ‘BUA purchases 1million Doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccines for Nigeria to be delivered next week’. Founder of […]