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Second Phase, Vaccination And Herd Immunity: Beyond adverse effects

By Samuel Nwosu When the news hit Nigeria of the production of vaccines to combat the Covid19 pandemic, it was received with huge disbelief that quickly turned into outright rejection. The airwaves and rumour mills were agog with different stories; from seemingly authoritative sources and even supposed global platforms. Almost…

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How social media, religious sentiments fuel COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

By Michael Simire As the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hit Nigeria with a fresh surge in the number of cases and deaths recorded daily, COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy amongst the citizenry is increasingly becoming a worrisome development that appears to be sabotaging the government’s effort to rid…

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Lagos Phase 2 Vaccination Exercise: Lagosians in enthusiastic turnout for COVID-19 vaccination

By Nelson Ekujumi The various coronavirus vaccination centres established by the state government across the 57 local government council and local development council areas of Lagos State has witnessed an enthusiastic turnout of Lagosians for the Covid-19 vaccine in the second phase of the vaccination exercise which commenced on the…

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Lagos Phase 2 Vaccination Exercise: Evaluating the age, gender, occupational differences of citizens at the vaccination centres

By Peace Omenka The commencement of the second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination observed a massive attendance of people. The data gotten from my visits to the centres has shown that citizens were interested in being vaccinated, both the youth as well as the older age group. While some centres…

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Lagos vaccination centres record abysmally low turnout of PWDs

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase As the Lagos state government kicks off the second phase of the Covid-19 vaccination in 183 centres across the state, there has been an abysmally low turnout of Persons Living with Disability (PWD). All the centres in Ikeja and Ifako Ijaiye local government areas visited by Daily…

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COVID-19 Phase 2 Vaccination Exercise: Lagos getting seamless vaccination, gradual increase in awareness

By Olaolu Oladipo The Lagos State Government has accorded the issue of global outbreak of Covid 19 with all the due attention it deserves and it is not in any way dropping the ball to ensure that the teeming populace are safe. The state under the supervision of Governor Babajide…

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