Malaria remains a primary cause of childhood illness and death in sub-Saharan Africa. More than 260 000 African children under the age of five die from malaria annually.
“Nigeria’s preparation for the second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination, involving more resources and logistics, is highly commendable.
The Nigeria Government on Monday said it is worried about happenings in India, Brazil and Turkey and is also considering issuing travel advisory on international flights coming from these countries in the next 48 to 72 hours.
…Buhari, Osinbanjo take their turn on Saturday
The COVID-19 vaccine will enable the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) to commence the vaccination of Nigerians in priority groups, starting with frontline healthcare workers.
…WHO says it has not disqualified Nigeria, other African countries from accessing vaccines
…urges Nigerians to brace up for weeklong COVID-19 test
…as United Nations Population Funds (UNFPA) alerts that FMG may be forced on women and girls amid COVID-19
The news came as a Trump administration official said that the US would not pay $80 million it owes the World Health Organisation and instead direct the money to pay its bill to the United Nations.
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