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Lagos Federal Medical Centre begins COVID-19 vaccination

Enugu State Authorities alongside Ebonyi and Anambra states, on Thursday, took supply of the primary batch of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from the Nationwide Main Well being Care Growth Company (NPHCDA), on the Akanu Ibiam Worldwide Airport, Enugu.

The vaccines for Enugu State, which arrived the Enugu airport at about 2:50pm, by way of Allied Air, had been acquired on behalf of the state authorities by the Commissioner for Well being, Dr. Emmanuel Ikechukwu Obi, the Everlasting Secretary of the Ministry, Dr. Ifeanyi Agujiobi, the Government Secretary, Enugu State Main Healthcare Growth Company, Dr. George Ugwu, and heads of Growth Companions within the state, equivalent to World Well being Group (WHO) and UNICEF, amongst others.

Talking to newsmen, the Enugu State Well being Commissioner, Dr. Obi, mentioned that the state authorities feels extremely delighted that the long-awaited vaccines have arrived the state.

Dr. Obi mentioned that the state’s well being sector is grateful to the Federal Authorities, its companies particularly the NPHCDA, the Enugu State authorities, its Growth Companions, and all people who have made it potential, stressing that “seeing and touching is believing”.

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He careworn that it was a factor of pleasure that one of many measures for stemming the tide of COVID-19 has arrived Enugu State, including that “the contingents to obtain Enugu State’s vaccines are all on floor”.

The Well being Commissioner, subsequently, inspired the individuals of Enugu State that “that is actual; this can be a measure in opposition to COVID-19; it’s right here to remain and our individuals ought to embrace these measures which might be getting used to stem the tide of COVID-19”.

Disclosing that the Enugu State authorities has supplied the wanted logistics for administering the vaccines, equivalent to well being personnel, safety and storage amenities, the Commissioner suggested residents of the state to not relent in strictly observing different precautionary measures for the containment of the pandemic equivalent to use of facemasks, washing of fingers with cleaning soap and working water and observing of social distancing.

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He revealed that vaccination will happen in 4 phases, explaining that the primary section shall be administered successfully to well being frontline employees, aged individuals with underlying sicknesses, and a few key stakeholders within the state, amongst others “as already recognized and introduced within the information”.

Dr. Obi assured that every one those that are certified to obtain the vaccines shall be vaccinated on the finish of the 4 phases, declaring that “it is freed from cost”.

Additionally talking, the Government Secretary of Enugu State Main Well being Care Growth Company, Dr. Ugwu, reassured that the company is prepared and has the mandatory cool-chain tools to ship the vaccines to the residents of the state.

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