Covid-19: No adverse effect of AstraZeneca vaccine in Nigeria – FG

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The National Primary Health Care Development Agency has disclosed that it has not received any official report of serious adverse effects from any of those who have been vaccinated.

He also stated that NAFDAC has introduced the MED-SAFETY App for people to download and install on their Android and Apple devices, to report any adverse event following immunization (AEFI).

This was disclosed by NPHCDA boss, Dr. Faisal Shuaib in a social media statement on Monday evening at the Presidential Covid-19 briefing.

“As you are aware, AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccines have been distributed to all states and the first phase of our vaccination focusing on frontline health workers and others on essential duties have begun in earnest,” he said.

He disclosed that the vaccines have been disbursed to all state governors apart from Kogi.

On the effects of the vaccine, he said:

 

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