EU Summit: Focus on slow delivery of coronavirus vaccines, travel certificates

EU leaders meet Thursday under pressure to speed up Europe's coronavirus vaccine rollout, and divided over border closures and what introducing vaccine travel certificates could mean. The video summit for the leaders of the 27-nation bloc comes a year into the Covid-19 crisis, as most of the EU is experiencing a second wave of cases -- or a third … Continue reading EU Summit: Focus on slow delivery of coronavirus vaccines, travel certificates

China approves more coronavirus vaccines from domestic companies

China's drug authority said Thursday it had approved two more coronavirus vaccines made by domestic companies for public use. The vaccines made by CanSino Biologics and a unit of Sinopharm were given conditional approvals after they were found protective against Covid-19, said the National Medical Products Administration. Conditional approvals help to speed emergency drugs to … Continue reading China approves more coronavirus vaccines from domestic companies

Nigerians shouldn’t expect coronavirus vaccines anytime soon – FG

The Federal Government has said it would not be able to put a date on when the expected COVID-19 vaccines would be delivered to Nigeria. Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, disclosed this while fielding questions from State House Correspondents on Wednesday after the week’s virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President … Continue reading Nigerians shouldn’t expect coronavirus vaccines anytime soon – FG

5 common myths about coronavirus vaccines debunked

Margaret Keenan has become the first person in the UK to receive a Covid-19 vaccine. Following approval for the Pfizer jab and another major breakthrough from Moderna, there is hope in sight for an end to the coronavirus pandemic. But along with these developments comes heaps of information – and unfortunately, myths. Together with FullFact, ITV News has compiled the most common … Continue reading 5 common myths about coronavirus vaccines debunked

What you should know about COVID-19

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment.  Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, and cancer are more likely to develop … Continue reading What you should know about COVID-19