Germany pause AstraZeneca jabs due to reported clot risks

  Germany on Monday halted the use of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine after reported blood clotting incidents in Europe, saying that a closer look was necessary. “After new reports of thromboses of the cerebral veins in connection with the vaccination in Germany and Europe, the PEI considers further investigations to be necessary,” the health ministry said, … Read more

[NEWS] COVID-19 vaccine’ll not be mandatory in Nigeria —Minister

The Minister of State for Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, has said COVID-19 vaccination will not be mandatory in Nigeria, adding that nobody will be forced to take any vaccine. Nigeria yesterday received nearly four million doses of COVID-19 vaccines shipped via the COVAX Facility, a partnership between CEPI, Gavi, UNICEF and WHO. Appearing on Arise News to answer … Read more

Singapore approves Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine

Singapore has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, and expects to receive the first shipments of the shots by the end of December, the prime minister said Monday. The city-state joins a handful of other countries around the world, including Britain and the United States, which have approved the jab. Singapore hopes to have enough vaccines … Read more