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COVID-19: NAFDAC approves Pfizer vaccine for use in Nigeria

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By Chioma Obinna

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Friday approved the use of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria.

This is coming a few months after it gave authorisation for the use of the Oxford-Astrazeneca jabs in the country.

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Announcing this at a press conference in Lagos, the Director-General of NAFDAC, Mojisola Adeyeye, explained that the Pfizer-BioTech vaccine was for emergency use only.

She added that the vaccine can now be stored between -15oC to -25oC equivalent to freezer temperature.

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