About 200 individuals are allegedly being monitored after taking the COVID-19 vaccination from the state Ministry for Well being for antagonistic reactions.
The determine is up to now out of the over 500 folks mentioned to have been vaccinated within the state capital, Minna.
It was gathered that the commentary led to the suspension of additional vaccination of individuals within the state in addition to native authorities areas, the place the state Ministry for Well being has rolled out the vaccines.
DAILY POST learnt that the ministry dispatched the vaccines on Tuesday to the Major Well being Care Centres (PHCs) of the 25 councils with directives to not administer the vaccine but on anybody pending when monitoring of these already vaccinated is accomplished.
It was additionally gathered that the continuing monitoring is termed underneath the “Advance Impact Following Immunization (AEFI)” and “Advance Impact of Particular Curiosity (AESI)” analysis.
Presently, these vaccinated within the state embrace the governor, members of the state government council, spouse of the governor and officers of the spouse of the governor’s workplace, members of the federal government home protocol and press crew, everlasting secretaries, head of businesses and authorities departments.
Others are officers and managers of COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine centres, the State Major Healthcare frontline employees, native authorities administrators of PHCs and core chain officers who’re the screens of the vaccine program.
The Government Director of the Niger state Major Healthcare Growth Company, Dr Ibrahim Dangana couldn’t be reached as he despatched a message stating that he was busy and directed the Reporter to his Media Aide who didn’t reply to calls put by means of to his line.
Additionally, when contacted, the Commissioner of Well being, Dr Mohammad Makunsidi didn’t choose his name.
However, one of many info members of the Niger state COVID-19 Taskforce, Mohammed Mohammed mentioned the Niger State COVID-19 vaccination program is split into 4 phases.
In line with him, “Part one goal the entrance line and important employees. Political workplace holders are a part of the important employees and healthcare employees are the entrance line. Part two targets folks of fifty years and above, these are senior residents of the State.
“Part three targets folks of 18 to 49 years of age with comorbidity of sickness that may improve COVID-19 case. And section 4 targets folks of all ages and standing.”
Niger state obtained 74,110 doses of the COVID-19 vaccines