Stakeholders flag DPR for compromising safety standards in fire incident
Stakeholders in the oil and gas industry have berated the Department of Petroleum Resources DPR over the fire incident that consumed about 10 million litres of petrol at the depot of OVH Energy Limited in Apapa, Lagos.According to some of the stakeholders that spoke on condition of anonymity to BusinessDay, the fire incident was a reflection of the poor safety inspection exercise that the agency carries out every year.They said it is obvious that the government agency must have compromised standards given certain revelations that were made in the course of trying to put the fire out at the tan...
Fauci to FDA: 'I got your back' on COVID-19 vaccine safety standards
ATLANTA — The federal government’s top infectious disease official attempted to reassure the public Thursday that he’ll support safety standards set by federal officials for any COVID-19 vaccines and their work won’t be swayed by politics.“If (U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials) come and say this is the way we should do it, I’ve got your back on that,” Dr. Anthony Fauci said in an online discussion organized by Emory University.The remarks came in response to a question from Dr. Sanjay Gupta, an associate Emory University professor and CNN medical correspondent who moderated the discu...
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