Posts Tagged ‘Vaccines’

#COVID19: Russia, Others Should Have Vaccines To Fight The Virus – Health Watchdog

by Gerald Onwukaon August 17, 2020
Russia’s Head of Public Health Watchdog, Anna Popova has laid emphasis on the need of the country to posses various COVID-19 vaccines in other to meet up with cases recorded in the country. She however confirmed that experts are currently carryout different trials to complete the set agenda. Popova states that countries in the world, […]

#COVID19: South Africa To Start First Vaccine Trial

by Seun Adeuyion June 25, 2020
South Africa will begin its first clinical trial this week for a vaccine against the novel coronavirus. Participants from across Africa will be vaccinated in the South African-led trial, researchers said during a virtual news conference hosted at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg. Shabir Madhi, Professor of Vaccinology at Wits University and […]

Just In: US President Trump Hints At New Covid19 Vaccines

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 2, 2020
The President of the United States announced today that possible vaccines for the cure of Covid19 might be on the way. The US President Donald Trump has been a controversial figure in the struggle against the Coronavirus pandemic. He recently insisted that he regularly took doses of hydroxychloroquine as a precaution against Coronavirus, despite the […]

DG FCCPC Blows Hot, Threatens To Deal Decisively With Anyone Who Unethically Tests Vaccines On Nigerians Or Africans

by Seun Adeuyion April 3, 2020
The Director General of Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), Babatunde Irukera, took to Twitter to threaten to deal decisively with anyone who unethically tests vaccines on Nigerians or Africans, following French researcher, Rim-Sarah Alouance, viral video tweet on how two French doctors on live television were discussing “Africa as best destination to conduct […]

Coronavirus: Israeli researchers announce breakthrough on vaccine

by Seun Adeuyion February 29, 2020
Some researchers at the Migal Galilee Research Institute (MIGAL) in Israel say they have developed an effective vaccine against avian coronavirus infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) and will soon create a human vaccine against coronavirus (COVID-19).  IBV is a disease affecting animals. The researchers said the vaccine against IBV has been proven in pre-clinical trials. After […]