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ASTRAZENECA; NAFDAC approves Covid-19 vaccine

by Kunle Awosiyan

Nigeria’s drug regulatory body, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC has approved the AstraZeneca Vaccine for use, to fight against the spread of Covid-19 infections.

This was disclosed on Thursday by the agency’s Director-General, Prof. Mojisola ADEYEYE.

The NAFDAC DG who stated that the vaccine is effective against the United Kingdom variant of the virus which has been reported in Nigeria, noted that the South African variant is yet to be reported in Nigeria.

The AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine can be stored in two to eight degrees Centigrade.

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