The Nationwide Company for Meals, Medication Administration and Management (NAFDAC) on Wednesday mentioned the advantage of being vaccinated towards the dreaded COVID-19, outweighs the danger in it.
Director-Normal of NAFDAC, Mojisola Adeyeye, whereas talking on Channels TV programme, Dawn Every day on Wednesday, mentioned the vaccination train shouldn’t be stopped in Nigeria regardless of fears over the negative effects.
The DG refuted rumours that the AstraZeneca vaccine has had negative 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.
“Individuals are dying of COVID-19,” the NAFDAC boss mentioned throughout an interview on Channels Tv’s Dawn Every day. “The vaccines shouldn’t be stopped until it’s a statistically huge incidence of the aspect impact.”
“It’s clear that these are critical points, however the advantages outweigh the danger,”
In line with her, solely six individuals among the many five-hundred staff and others who have been vaccinated on the Nationwide Hospital Abuja, reported negative effects.
She mentioned different COVID-19 vaccines accredited underneath emergency authorization have reported negative effects on individuals who took the shot in international locations the place it’s been administered.