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Covid-19: NAFDAC approves Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine

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The Federal Government of Nigeria has given approval for the use of Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria.

The Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) The Dr. Mojisola Adeyeye made this announcement during a broadcast in Abuja.

Acccording to her, the vaccine can be stored at 2 to 8-degree centigrade.

The NAFDAC Boss notes that there are three additional vaccines undergoing evaluation, but the evaluation on Astrazeneca is very effective against the UK variant of the virus which has been reported in Nigeria.