BREAKING: NAFDAC approves AstraZeneca Covid vaccine


The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has endorsed the utilization of AstraZeneca Vaccine for use in Nigeria, it’s Director-General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, said on Thursday.

With this turn of events, Nigeria remains in a superior situation in the progressing fight against the contamination of Coronavirus pandemic among the worldwide local area.

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The PUNCH had detailed that the Astrazeneca antibody was as of late endorsed by the World Health Organization for crisis use to diminish the spread of COVID-19

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Adeyeye at a question and answer session in Abuja said NAFDAC got the dossier of the antibody seven days back, while its security advisory group went to work quickly to assess its wellbeing and viability for Nigerians.

While certifying that the immunization could be put away in two to eight degrees Centigrade, she clarified that there were three extra antibodies going through assessment.

As indicated by her, the assessment on Astrazeneca shows that the immunization is successful against the United Kingdom variation of the infection which has been accounted for in Nigeria.

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