Breaking: NAFDAC approves Pfizer-BioTech  COVID-19 vaccine for use in Nigeria

Pfizer vaccine effective for 12-15-year-oldsBy Chioma Obinna

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, on Friday approved the use of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria.

This is coming few months after it gave authorisation for the use of the Oxford-Astrazeneca jabs in the country.

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Announcing this at a press conference in Lagos, the Director-General of NAFDAC, Mojisola Adeyeye  explained that the pfizer-Bio Tech vaccine was for emergency use only.

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She added that the vaccine can now be stored between -15 to-25  equivalent to freezer temperature.

Details later…

Vanguard News Nigeria

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