The Nationwide Company for Meals, Medicine Administration and Management (NAFDAC) on Wednesday stated the advantage of being vaccinated towards the dreaded COVID-19, outweighs the danger in it.
Director-Basic of NAFDAC, Mojisola Adeyeye, whereas talking on Channels TV programme, Dawn Each day on Wednesday, stated the vaccination train shouldn’t be stopped in Nigeria regardless of fears over the unwanted effects.
The DG refuted rumours that the AstraZeneca vaccine has had unwanted effects on these already vaccinated.
She insisted that it’s not advisable to halt the vaccination within the nation owing to the variety of COVID-19 associated deaths already recorded within the nation.
“Persons are dying of COVID-19,” the NAFDAC boss stated throughout an interview on Channels Tv’s Dawn Each day. “The vaccines shouldn’t be stopped until it’s a statistically huge prevalence of the aspect impact.”
“It’s clear that these are critical points, however the advantages outweigh the danger,”
In keeping with her, solely six individuals among the many five-hundred employees and others who have been vaccinated on the Nationwide Hospital Abuja, reported unwanted effects.
She stated different COVID-19 vaccines authorised beneath emergency authorization have reported unwanted effects on individuals who took the shot in international locations the place it’s been administered.