The Federal Authorities has stated it’s working exhausting to curtail unfold of the dreaded coronavirus (COVID-19) within the nation by procuring licensed vaccine.
The Minister of Data and Tradition, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated this whereas talking on a radio programme on Sunday in Lagos.
In line with the minister, preparations had been concluded to get thousands and thousands of vaccine doses to guard residents in opposition to the virus.
“Sure, we’re doing our greatest. By the tip of the month, we predict 16 million AstraZeneca vaccines, out of the 41 million doses promised by WHO underneath the CAVAX association.
“On our personal, we’ve paid for 43 million vaccines doses together with AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson. So that may arrive later. So, we’re doing our greatest.
“I need to urge Nigerians to avail themselves of the vaccines once they arrive. All of the unfavourable and unfaithful issues that folks say concerning the vaccines won’t assist,” he stated.
DAILY POST experiences that the nation presently has a complete of 151,553 confirmed circumstances of COVID-19 with 1,831 fatalities and 128,005 recoveries.
Vaccine: We’re doing our greatest to include COVID-19 – FG