Home Family Health NAFDAC endorses use of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

NAFDAC endorses use of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

covid-19 vaccine

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for use in Nigeria by The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)

7 students siting WAEC, test positive for coronavirus in Gombe

NAFDAC’s Director-General, Mojisola Adeyeye made the announcement during a media briefing in Abuja on Friday April 30. 

How To Boost Your Ovulation And Get Pregnant Naturally

Adeyeye said the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine will be used in emergency cases only. She added that the approval given was not a full one but would be in effect within the period of getting people vaccinated and gathering data about the adverse effects following immunisation.

Also Read:  6 Best Ways to Overcome Sugar Addiction

The NAFDAC DG said;

“The purpose of the press briefing is to announce that NAFDAC has just approved Pfizer-BionTech vaccines for possible use in Nigeria.

“They were reviewed carefully by the NAFDAC staff COVID-19 vaccine committee to make sure that the science behind the development is well understood and in accord with our world regulatory activities.

“We used different mechanisms to approve the vaccine. We used reliance, meaning that a more mature regulatory agency across the globe, we can use that as a basis for our review.

“We will get the assessment report, know the peculiarity there, then our COVID-19 committee will get to do their job.”

22 Health Benefits Of Scent Leaves You Should Know

Also Read:  10 Early Signs of Pregnancy

This is coming two months after the use of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine in the country was approved by the agency and the first dose was administered to over 2.5 million people in the country.

Also Read:  7 Amazing Benefits of Hot Water

Indian man wears $4,000( 1.5m) gold face mask to ward off coronavirus

The country is still waiting for the arrival of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine before the end of May.

Previous article5 People Nabbed For Stealing Lady Gaga’s Dogs
Next articleBig Brother Naija releases date for auditions 2021
*```Hello! I'm Sej Vic, I'm a writer with passion to promote healthy living and make each household loving, and fun-filled! Welcome to my Blog !```


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.