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NEC approves local production of COVID-19 vaccines

The National Economic Council (NEC) has endorsed efforts being made to produce COVID-19 vaccines locally. It also said Nigeria was open to partnership and outsourcing arrangements with foreign producers of the vaccines for the production of the anti-COVID-19 drugs. Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) whose members constitute the majority of NEC …

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Cholera kills 21 people in Delta communities

About 21 persons have reportedly as a result of outbreak of Gastroenteritis (Cholera) in Burutu, Bomadi and Warri South-West local government areas of Delta State. Majority of the dead casualties were said to have breathed their last before getting to the hospital. Our correspondent learnt that over 200 persons especially …

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COVID-19 Vaccines: FG invalidates conspiracies

The Federal government of Nigeria has demeaned reports that the approved COVID-19 vaccines awaiting arrival into the country may have microchips in them and also alter human genetic information. Faisal Shuaib, the Executive Director of National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), reported that all vaccines including that of COVID-19 …

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