COVID-19: Nigeria May Get Vaccines In 10 Days – Health Minister

Nigeria might get COVID-19 vaccines in the next 10 days. Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire said this in Lagos on Saturday, while speaking to newsmen at the end of an inspection tour of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba. Ehanire said, “We are told that by the end of this month, which is about […]

FDA Approves Cabenuva As The First Long-Acting Regimen for Treatment Of HIV

By Seun Adeuyi In a new historic feat, the The food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States (US) has approved cabenuva, which consists of rilpivirine (Janssen) and cabotegravir (ViiV Healthcare), for treating HIV-1 infection in adults. This is said to be the first once-monthly, long-acting injectable (LAI) to be approved for the treatment of […]

COVID-19: Nigeria Records Highest Number Of Daily Infections

By Seun Adeuyi The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Friday night, announced that 1,867 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded across 24 states in the country. This represents the highest number of cases recorded in a single day. It also represents a 26.23% surge compared to 1,479 cases recorded on Thursday. According to […]

NCDC Reports 1398 New COVID-19 Cases In Nigeria, More Deaths Recorded

By Seun Adeuyi Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has announced 1,398 new coronavirus cases in the country. This was disclosed via the verified Twitter handle of the health agency on Wednesday night. It also confirmed nine new deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the nation’s death toll to 1,382. According to the NCDC, […]

FG Clears Air On COVID-19 Vaccine Containing Microchip

By Seun Adeuyi The COVID-19 vaccine to be procured by the Federal Government does not contain a microchip. The National Orientation Agency (NOA) made this clarification in a series of tweets titled ‘Things to know about #COVID19 vaccination!’ on Sunday. On whether the vaccine contained a microchip, the agency said the Ministry of Health would […]

New COVID-19: Nigerian Government Will Impose Fresh Lockdown If… — PTF

By Seun Adeuyi The Federal Government says it will have no option other than imposing a fresh lockdown on the country if the rising cases of COVID-19 infections recorded lately continue. Sani Aliyu, National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, who stated this during a briefing in Abuja, said the rising infections […]