The AstraZeneca Vaccine Is Safe, Efficacious – PTF Disclosed.
As Nigeria takes delivery of 3.92 doses of the vaccine, The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has declared as safe and efficacious, AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
This was disclosed by Mr Boss Mustapha, The Secretary to the Government of the Federation and the PTF Chairman, in Abuja.
The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that Nigeria has received 3,9340,000 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from India.
The doses are the first tranche of the 16 million doses expected under COVAX Facility arrangement.
Speaking at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, the SGF said: “The arrival of the AstraZeneca vaccine today marks a significant milestone in the National Response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.