Resident doctors begin nationwide strike over welfare issues. COVID-19: Nigeria vaccinates over 800,000 people. FG recovers N49.7bn debt, to spend N296bn on COVID-19 vaccination–Minister. FCTA begins COVID-19 vaccination of journalists to enhance public confidence. FG restates commitment to child spacing, health sector funding. Japan to donate $18.2 million to the Nigerian health sector. About 3M conflict-affected children in North-East for severe acute malnutrition screening. BHCPF: Plateau children will no longer die of preventive diseases – Governor. FG cautions Nigerians against treating malaria without lab test. Senate summons Health Minister, NAFDAC DG, others over importation of syringes, needles.