Covid-19 Vaccine: LASG Makes Contact With Pfizer, Oxford–AstraZeneca, Moderna And Others

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says his administration has started making contacts with Covid vaccine manufacturers including Pfizer, Oxford–AstraZeneca, Moderna, amongst others.   He said the government planned to vaccinate up to 50 per cent of the population of Lagos to develop ‘herd immunity’ to the virus.   The governor spoke on a television programme.   […]

Covid-19 Vaccine Maker In India Suffers A Terrible Fire Outbreak

The fight against the deadly Coronavirus in India may have suffered a minor setback.   How did Gistongist know this?     This is because there was a fire outbreak at a new facility of Serum Institute on Thursday, January 14th.     The affected site belonged to the biggest and largest producer of India […]

Kogi Governor Says Covid 19 Vaccine Is A Killer

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has stated that he will not accept the Covid-19 vaccine, describing it as a killer product designed to kill people. The Kogi governor condemned the use of the vaccine in a viral video while addressing a crowd, saying that there is no cure for HIV and many other diseases that […]

FG Opens Talk With China For Covid-19 Vaccine

The Federal Government says it has opened talks with China to have access to COVID-19 vaccines for Nigeria.   Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, stated this in Abuja while briefing newsmen shortly after a bilateral meeting with the Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, who was in Nigeria on a working visit.   Mr. […]

Joe Biden Takes Covid-19 vaccine (Video)

US President-elect Joe Biden received a Covid-19 vaccine live on television Monday in a campaign to boost Americans’ confidence in the jabs — and in marked contrast to President Donald Trump’s mixed messaging. The 78-year-old incoming president got the Pfizer vaccine at the Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware. His wife Jill received the shot earlier, the presidential […]

Nigeria Will Start Producing Covid-19 Vaccine Soon – NAFDAC

National Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, says Nigeria will soon attain the world health organisation, WHO, benchmark that will allow it to commence the manufacturing of its vaccine.   Gistongist reports that the Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, disclosed this when she spoke at the agency’s Staff Award Ceremony.   She explained […]

European Countries Tighten Coronavirus Restrictions

Several European countries on Wednesday imposed tighter coronavirus restrictions ahead of Christmas, as the United States reported another record number of new infections. Hopes for an end to the pandemic were boosted by positive assessments of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine, but a study warned that at least a fifth of the world’s population in poorer nations may […]

Covid-19 Vaccine To Arrive U.S Monday Morning

The nation’s first COVID-19 vaccine will begin arriving in states Monday morning, U.S. officials said Saturday, after the government gave the final go-ahead to the shots needed to end an outbreak that has killed nearly 300,000 Americans. Trucks will roll out Sunday morning as shipping companies UPS and FedEx begin delivering Pfizer’s vaccine to nearly 150 distribution […]

UK Approves Pfizer As Official Vaccine For Covid-19

To the happiness of many nations, the United Kingdom has taken the bold step of approving Pfizer-BioNTech as the official vaccine for covid-19. According to reports, the authorities of the nation authorizes that the drug could be used by the general public within restrictions. The approval was given on Tuesday, December 1, after Pfizer-BioNTech jab, […]

Pfizer Apply For EU Approval For COVID-19 Vaccine

Germany’s BioNTech and its US partner Pfizer said on Tuesday they had applied for EU regulatory approval for their COVID-19 vaccine, raising hopes that the first jabs could be administered in December. The two companies said they had submitted an application to the European Medicines Agency on Monday seeking “Conditional Marketing Authorisation (CMA)” for their […]