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#CovidCast: Covid-19 Uniting (Fragile) Communities amidst Security and Economic Realities

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The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic has directly affected the security and the economy of Nigeria in a dramatic way. Unemployment has been on the increase, this is a reflection of the fragility of the national infrastructure. In this episode, Prince Charles Dickson, Ph.D. of Tattaunawa Roundtable Initiative explored what should be the common ground …

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#CovidCast: The Impact of Covid-19 on National Security and Economic Realities

The pandemic worsens the global economy, especially with the lockdown, even though some entrepreneurs used digital marketing to scale, most of them were unable due to the structure of their business. This affected food security and the rate of hunger increased. The World Bank projected that five million Nigerians would be pushed into poverty due …

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#CovidCast: Why You Need to Wear A Facemask After Vaccination

Masks are a key measure to suppress transmission and save lives. Masks should be used as part of a comprehensive ‘Do it all!’ approach including physical distancing, avoiding crowded, closed, and close-contact settings, good ventilation, cleaning hands, covering sneezes and coughs, and more. Depending on the type, masks can be used for either protection of …

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Covid-19 Vaccine: Too Fast or On Time?

In late 2019, the Coronavirus was isolated. According to Wikipedia, its genetic sequence was published on 11 January 2020, triggering an urgent international response to prepare for an outbreak and hasten development of a preventive COVID-19 vaccine. Creating a vaccine in under 1 year is no small feat. While the coronavirus pandemic made a new …

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COVID-19: How Nigerian Citizens Can Access Accurate Information

As part of the #TogetherAgainstCorona program by Search for Common Ground with funding from the European Union. A Conflict Analyst at SEARCH shared how to Stay Safe and Informed on Social Media and how the EU – Supported toll-free line has helped to curb misinformation. Joy Baiye said: the tendency of so much information flying …

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Some Facts About Oxford AstraZeneca Vaccine

Facts About the Oxford AstraZeneca Vaccine

Vaccination remains one of the most important medical interventions for preventing illnesses, death, and controlling pandemics. WHO has approved some vaccines for the control of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, including the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine. The Oxford AstraZeneca is a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University & AstraZeneca Pharmaceutical company. There are several brands of this vaccine depending on the manufacturer. The COVISHIELD brand which …

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Covid19 Vaccine: What You Need to Know (Nigerians and COVID19 Vaccine )

Covid19 Vaccine: What You Need to Know (Nigerians and COVID19 Vaccine )

A lot of Nigerians still don’t believe in the Covid-19 vaccination. This brings me to a quick question you Listening, have you been vaccinated?Why haven’t you been vaccinated yet?It’s because of these concerns I had Gabriel I. Oke on this episode to have conversations around what we need to know about the vaccine and why …

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Over 3000 People Get COVID-19 Vaccine on the Plateau

As at yesterday, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) stated via their official Twitter handle that 3, 282 people were vaccinated on the Plateau. The total number of people vaccinated is 3.1% of the target population for the first batch of vaccination.Will you get vaccinated? What are your concerns?What’s your COVID-19 experience?Mrs, Rafan, …

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Jos Based Journalists Take AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

Earlier in March, Nigeria received nearly 4 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, shipped via the COVAX Facility, a partnership between CEPI, Gavi, UNICEF and WHO. On the Plateau, the Governor and other top government officials took their first dose of the vaccine on the 15th of March, 2021. It also marked the flag-off for …

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