Tags : Covid-19 Vaccines

US Researchers Offer Solution To Vaccine Inequality

Two years into the coronavirus pandemic and several variants later, the world is still struggling to vaccinate more than half of its population. Public health experts record that over 10 billion covid-19 vaccine doses have been produced since mid-2020, but more than 70 percent of the vaccines produced were consumed by wealthy nations. For instance, […]Read More

Pfizer Confirms Third Vaccine Shots Can Neutralize Omicron Variant

BioNTech and Pfizer (PFE.N) have confirmed that a three-shot course of their COVID-19 vaccine is able to neutralize the new Omicron variant following results from recent laboratory tests. The German and U.S. companies said two doses of their vaccine resulted in significantly lower neutralising antibodies but could still be protective against severe disease. “The first line of […]Read More

South Africa Faces Covid-19 Fourth Wave Driven By Omicron Variant

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa said hospitals are now preparing for more admissions as the country enters a fourth COVID-19 wave driven by the Omicron coronavirus strain. “As the country heads into the fourth wave of COVID-19 infections, we are experiencing a rate of infections that we have not seen since the pandemic started,” Ramaphosa said […]Read More

Infographic: Countries Vaccinating Children Against COVID-19

According to a report from UNICEF, which analysed 115 million confirmed COVID-19 cases from 105 countries, people under 20 account for 16 percent of reported Covid-19 cases. Now more than 100 countries around the world have extended their COVID-19 vaccination drive to children. The three vaccines that have been approved… You must be registered to […]Read More

What To Know About The New COVID Strain Found In

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has announced the detection of a new Covid-19 strain in South Africa with one of the highest number of mutations. The institute said 22 positive cases of the new variant have been recorded in the country following genomic sequencing. While South Africa’s Health Minister Joe Phaahla said the variant […]Read More

What Is The Rave About The Valneva COVID-19 Vaccine?

French pharmaceutical company Valneva has recently joined the vaccine manufacturing ring with its vaccine they claim is different from the rest in the market. The Valneva vaccine, also known as VLA2001 is built to stimulate an immune response to the entire virus as opposed to targetting just the spike protein of the coronavirus, like its […]Read More

Algeria Begins Production Of Covid-19 Vaccines

Algeria in partnership with Chinese firm Sinovac has begun the production of covid-19 vaccines, with production expected to be eight million doses a month and 96 million doses each year thereafter. The production line was inaugurated at a ceremony attended by Algerian Prime Minister Ayman Benabderrahmane and Chinese Ambassador to Algeria Li Lianhe, at the […]Read More

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Nigeria Received Over 9 million COVID-19 Vaccine In 6 Months

Between March and August, Nigeria has received a total of 9,916,320 doses of Covid-19 vaccines, Twentyten Daily tracked. Within this period, Nigeria received four types of vaccine; Oxford-AstraZeneca, Mordena Vaccine, Johnson and Johnson and Covishield COVID-19 Vaccine. A total of 5,338,640 doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine was given within the period;… You must be registered to […]Read More