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COVID-19: Lagos administers 8,953 Pfizer vaccine as booster dose

Prof. Akinola Abayomi

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says the state has administered 8,953 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as a booster dose. Lagos State Health Commissioner, Prof. Akinola Abayomi Abayomi disclosed this through his official Instagram account @profakinabayomi, while giving the state’s Vaccination Update for Dec. 24, 2021. He said that 2,049,512 doses of AstraZeneca and Moderna COVID-19 ...

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Nigeria destroys over 1m donated doses of expired Astrazeneca vaccines

AstraZeneca vaccine

The Federal Government of Nigeria on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, destroyed over 1 million doses of Astrazeneca vaccines donated to combat COVID-19. AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine Executive Director,National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr  Faisal Shuaib, led the destruction at Gosa Dumpsite, about 2km from the Idu Railway Station, Abuja. “We withdrew about 1,066,214, doses of expired AstraZeneca vaccines from ...

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Lagos to resume COVID-19 vaccination Aug. 25

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The Lagos State Government says it will resume vaccination against COVID-19 on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 with the administration of the Moderna vaccine. L-R: Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat; Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State; Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi; and Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso at a news conference on the update of the management ...

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Lagos begins COVID-19 vaccination, sets up 88 vaccine centres

Prof. Akin Abayomi

The Lagos State Government has commenced its COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccination programme, while setting up 88 centres for administration of the vaccine to enhance the immunity and health of its citizens.  Prof. Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner for Health Prof. Akin Abayomi, the Commissioner for Health, disclosed this during a media briefing on the Official Rollout, Distribution and Administration of COVID-19 ...

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COVID-19: Nigeria receives 3.92m doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

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An Emirates plane, Boeing 777300ER, carrying 3.92 million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Abuja in Nigeria at 11.36 a.m. on Tuesday, March 1, 2021. Officials receiving the vaccines at the airport The vaccine shipment is from COVAX, a global scheme to procure and distribute inoculations for free, as the world races to contain thecoronavirus pandemic. The Boeing ...

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Vaccines to be delivered to 20 countries from next week – Africa CDC

Dr. John Nkengasong

The distribution of the coronavirus vaccine across the African continent is to begin next week, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on Thursday, February 18, 2021. Africa CDC Director, Dr. John Nkengasong Africa CDC chief, John Nkengasong, said doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine would be distributed to around 20 countries and that health-care workers would ...

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