October 21, 2021

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BREAKING: NAFDAC approves 2 new COVID-19 vaccines for Nigeria, speaks on risks, benefits

After much consideration and research, the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has approved Moderna and the Sputnik COVID-19 vaccines in Nigeria.

Professor Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC’s director-general, announced the approval on Thursday, July 15, during a press conference in Abuja, Channels TV reports.

Professor Adeyeye explained that the decision of the agency came after it realised that the benefits of using the vaccines outweigh the risks, although they are yet to be approved by the World Health Organisation (WHO), The Nation also reported.

Source: Legit.ng