NAFDAC Blows Alarm Over Fake COVID-19 Vaccine In Nigeria

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Nigeria has caution the Nigerian communities and the surrounding countries to be vigilant over unofficail and unapproved COVID-19 vaccines circulating in the country. Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, director for NAFDAC, in a statement is warning government agencies, private companies and other corporations of self ordering of such unapproved vaccines by NAFDAC which the agency claims has bad side effect to human health, hence should not be used by the public. Prof. Adeyeye, speaking to the Nigerian press on safety of…

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Takoradi Veterinary Lab Records High COVID-19 Positivity Rate

The supervisor of the Takoradi Veterinary Laboratory, Dr. Simon Gbene, has disclosed that they are currently recording a high COVID-19 positivity rate around 30 percent per daily sample tested. Dr. Gbene speaking to Citi News in Takoradi attributed the high positivity rate on increased infections in air-conditioned environments. “Currently, although the figures of daily samples are not as huge as they used to be, positivity is going up. For instance, an institution, which I cannot disclose its name due to patient confidentiality, brought us 75 samples and 22 were positive.” He said,…

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Pope, Queen Elizabeth join vaccine drive as German deaths top 40,000

The pope and Britain’s Queen Elizabeth became the latest high-profile figures to join the global vaccination campaign against the coronavirus as Germany on Sunday reported 40,000 fatalities since the pandemic began a year ago. And German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that the worst was still to come. More than 1.9 million people worldwide have now died from the virus, with new variants adding to soaring cases and prompting the re-introduction of restrictions on movement across the globe — even as with mass inoculation drives underway. Pope Francis urged people to…

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