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Thousands of AstraZeneca vaccines expire in South Sudan

About 60,000 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine donated to South Sudan by the African Union, expired before they were used, health authorities in the country have said.

Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine UK trials stopped, linked with brain clot

Oxford University suspends further trials of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine in children over fears that it causes rare blood clots.

Over 500,000 Nigerians vaccinated against COVID-19

Over 500,000 Nigerians have received the first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, the National Primary Health Care Agency (NPHCDA) said on Sunday.

COAS Attahiru receives first jab of COVID-19 vaccine

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, on Friday, received the COVID-19 vaccine jab in his office alongside some principal staff officers of the Nigerian Army.

AstraZeneca vaccine 100 percent effective against COVID: U.S. agency

The Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine is 100 percent effective, far more than the modest 70 per cent efficacy that it claims.

EU Regulators pass vote of confidence on AstraZeneca vaccine

The European Union's Medicines Regulators on Thursday pass vote of confidence on Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

WHO certifies Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine safe to use

The Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 is safe to use, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared in Geneva on Wednesday.

Anambra to begin COVID-19 vaccination Thursday

Anambra State Government will roll out the COVID-19 vaccination programme from March 18 to March 27.

AstraZeneca defends vaccine as Netherlands puts it on hold

The Netherlands has joined countries suspending the use of Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine over blood clot fears, amid a robust defence about its safety

A ’hellish’ night with AstraZeneca vaccine: A reporter’s experience

Be prepared, Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine has side effects. They are pain or tenderness at the injection site, headache, tiredness, muscle or joint aches, fever, chills and nausea.

Bauchi governor, wife vaccinated

Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state, his wife, Hajiya Aisha Mohammed, and some members of the State Executive Council, on Saturday, received the jab of the COVID-19 vaccine, Oxford-AstraZeneca, in Bauchi.

NMA declares AstraZeneca vaccine safe

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has said the vaccine procured by Nigeria from AstraZeneca company is safe, advising people to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

Canada says AstraZeneca vaccine safe; Norway, Denmark suspend use

Canada on Thursday said the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is safe after Denmark and Norway temporarily suspended its use amid reports that blood clots had formed in some who had received the shot.

Ogun speaker, others take COVID-19 vaccine

The Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo on Wednesday took his first jab of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

Kwara, Borno, Plateau receive Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine

Three Nigerian states of Kwara, Borno and Plateau announced that they had received their share of the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID-19 vaccine lands in Lagos

Many doses of Oxford AstraZeneka COVID-19 vaccine have been received in Lagos, Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu said today.

SGF, ministers, PTF members receive COVID-19 vaccines today

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and the Chairman Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha and members of the PTF will on Monday in Abuja receive doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.

Germany approves AstraZeneca for people over 65 years

Germany on Thursday, authorised the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine for those over 65 years old as sufficient data had surfaced proving its effectiveness.

JUST IN: NAFDAC endorses use of AstraZeneca COVID Vaccine for Nigeria

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, on Thursday endorsed the use of AstraZeneca COVID Vaccine for use in Nigeria.

Africa CDC says Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine OK for other African countries

The Africa CDC today urged African countries outside South Africa to proceed with the rollout of the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

South Africa’s vaccine rollout suspension a “concerning news”: WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has described South Africa’s decision to temporarily pause planned rollout of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, as “concerning news.’’

Nigeria to stick with AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) says Nigeria will stick with the AstraZeneca vaccine based on its epidemiological and equity assessment done by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine: South Africa to receive 1m doses Monday

South Africa is expected to receive the first batch of 1 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine on Monday, produced by the Serum Institute of India, said the country’s health department.

Indian experts approve AstraZeneca, local COVID vaccines

Experts at India’s drugs regulator have recommended for emergency use two coronavirus vaccines, one developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University and the other backed by a state-run institute.

UK approves Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

The United Kingdom on Wednesday became the first country in the world to approve a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca.

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