Nigeria To Receive Another Tranche Of COVID-19 Vaccines On Monday

COVID-19 Vaccines
  • Nigeria has run out of COVID-19 vaccines after an initial four million doses of AstraZeneca… 

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has announced that Nigeria will receive about 4.8 million doses of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines on Monday.

Executive Director of NPHCDA , Dr. Faisal Shuaib, in a memo issued to pressmen in Abuja on Sunday, said the consignment is a donation from the American government.

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The expected shipment will be the largest of vaccines received since the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign started in March this year.

Nigeria has run out of COVID-19 vaccines after an initial four million doses of AstraZeneca, received from the COVAX facility were utilized three weeks ago.

This is coming barely Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 (PSC), called for strict compliance to the COVID-19 protocols in the conduct of all political events in the country.

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