Nigeria Vaccinates In 35 States Except Kogi | TimeTestedNews

No fewer than 8,000 persons have  been jabbed so far in 35 states and the FCT, the Presidential Task Force (PTF), on COVID-19, stated on Monday in Abuja.

The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr Faisal Shuaib, revealed this at the PTF briefing, on Monday in Abuja.

Shuaib however, said Kogi remained the only state yet to receive the vaccines because its cold chains for preservation of the vaccines. He said the vaccines had been tested and verified to be effective and safe for use, dismissing rumours and concerns about the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines as causing blood clot.


He said Nigerians should concern themselves with the efficacy of the vaccine rather than reject it because of its market price  saying countries like the UK and many others were still using it.

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