NAFDAC approves Pfizer -BioTech COVID-19 Vaccine for use in Nigeria

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-Bio Tech vaccine was for emergency use only.

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

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