Why COVID-19 vaccine will be administered without clinical trial – NAFDAC

The National Agency for food and drug administration and control, NAFDAC, has said the planned roll-out of coronavirus vaccines in Nigeria, expected to begin in January will not be subjected to fresh clinical trials before they are administered to citizens. The spokesman of the agency, Sayo Akintola, who made this known during an interview with... Continue Reading →

Start process to purchase COVID-19 vaccine – Senate tells Buhari govt

The Senate on Thursday urged the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to provide adequate funds for the purchase and administration of COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria. The Senate directed the Committees on Health and Primary Health Care to invite the Ministry of Health and the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. They are expected to present the plan... Continue Reading →

Nigeria Celebrates Scientist in Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine Breakthrough

Nigerians are celebrating the work of its scientist involved in a Covid-19 vaccine breakthrough at American pharmaceutical company Pfizer. The American firm revealed last week that the vaccine it developed was 94.5 per cent effective, signalling a breakthrough in attempts to contain the pandemic. It was known last week that Dr Onyema Ogbuagu of Yale... Continue Reading →

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