We Did Not Disqualify Nigeria From Accessing

The World Health Organisation in Abuja on Saturday said it had not disqualified any African country from accessing COVID – 19 vaccines through the COVAX facility. The organisation said while it was supporting all countries to access vaccines as quickly as possible, Nigeria has received the largest allocation with 16 million doses out of the […]

Sanwo-Olu Reveals Vaccination Plans

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Governor of the State of Lagos, has told residents about his administration’s attempt to deal with the Coronavirus disease. In a new interview with Channels TV, Sanwo-Olu made it clear that 20 or 22 million individuals do not need to be vaccinated. He announced that the plan is to ensure herd immunity […]

Pfizer -BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Gets WHOs Approval

The World Health Organisation on Thursday granted emergency validation to the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, paving the way for countries worldwide to quickly approve its import and distribution. The decision “makes the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine the first to receive emergency validation from WHO since the (novel coronavirus) outbreak began a year ago,” WHO said in a statement. The […]

Pfizer To Deliver First Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccines To Canada Next Week

Pfizer and BioNTech will deliver the first doses of their Covid-19 vaccine to Canada this month, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday, with inoculations to start as early as next week. “Canada has secured an agreement with Pfizer to begin early delivery of doses of their vaccine candidate,” Trudeau told a news conference. “We are […]

UK Approves COVID-19 Vaccine

The UK became the first western country to approve a Covid-19 vaccine with its regulator clearing Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE’s shot ahead of decisions in the US and European Union, according to Bloomberg News. The emergency authorization clears the way for the deployment of a vaccine that’s expected to play a significant role in the […]

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 […]

Pfizer CEO Sells $5.6m Shares Following Vaccine Progress

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla sold $5.6 million of his stock in the US pharmaceutical company on the same day it announced promising results for its Covid-19 vaccine candidate, filings showed Wednesday. The company, however, has reportedly said the sale was part of a pre-arranged periodic divestment plan when the stock reaches a certain price. According […]