Health

India to resume exports of COVID vaccine

India says it will resume exports of COVID-19 vaccines from October, prioritizing the global vaccine-sharing platform COVAX and neighboring countries first as supplies...

Nigeria records 393 new COVID-19 cases, six deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed an additional 393 positive samples of COVID-19 in 14 states and the federal capital territory (FCT). The...

Doctors strike: We were denied fair hearing – NARD responds to court ruling

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has said it is not satisfied with the ruling of the National Industrial Court (NIC) directing its members to return...

BREAKING: Court orders resident doctors to suspend strike

The national industrial court has ruled in favour of the federal government, ordering the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), to suspend its strike with...

Resident doctors to sign MoU with FG

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has agreed to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Federal Government in an effort to end the ongoing strike....

Novavax to produce 2bn COVID-19 vaccine doses in 2022

Novavax, vaccine developer, says at least two billion doses of its COVID-19 vaccine will be available in 2022. In June, Novavax said its vaccine is more than...

Nigeria records 466 new cases, tally rises to 198,239

Nigeria on Friday recorded 466 cases of coronavirus infections. The new infections raises the country’s positive sample cases to 198,239. According to the Nigeria...

NCDC records 559 COVID infections, as five succumb to deadly virus

Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 559 COVID 19 cases. The surge in infection raises the country’s infection toll to 197,046. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease...

Gombe Gov. set to tackle malaria, flags 0ff distribution of treated mosquito nets

As part of effort to tackle malaria scourge in Gombe state, over 2.3 Million Insecticide Treated Nets (ITNs) are to be distributed to residents of the state. Speaking at...

DR Congo receives 250,000 Moderna vaccines

The Democratic Republic of Congo has received 250,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine donated through the global Covax programme. This first Moderna batch of 250,000 doses,...