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Covid-19

Nigeria has Received 10m Doses of COVID 19 Vaccine So Far

Nigeria has Received 10m Doses of COVID 19 Vaccine So Far

  • Nigeria has taken delivery of 10 million doses of COVID 19 vaccine so far, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency has disclosed
  • The vaccines have been put into the country’s effort to tackle the spread of the pandemic
  • The disclosure was made after another 501,600 doses of vaccine were received through the COVAX facility from France

THE National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has disclosed that Nigeria has received a total of 10m doses of COVID 19 vaccine to aid its effort against the ongoing pandemic.

COVID 19 vaccine

The disclosure was made by the agency following the reception of 501,600 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from France.

The vaccines were delivered into Nigeria on Monday, October 4, 2021, through the COVAX facility.

While speaking at the NPHCDA in Abuja, the Executive Director, Dr. Faisal Shuaib revealed that the vaccines received comprise Astrazeneca, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, and Pfizer brands.

Dr. Shuaib expressed appreciation to the countries that donated the vaccines on behalf of the federal government.

” It is indeed gratifying to say that France has not only been a dependable development ally to Nigeria but has been quite brotherly in all ramifications.”

Read also: Nigeria Excluded From UK COVID 19 Red List

Faisal assured everyone that the federal government has put in the appropriate measures to ensure the equitable distribution of the vaccines.

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