Nigeria Begins Second Phase Of COVID-19 Vaccination

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Nigeria has commenced the second phase of vaccination for COVID-19.

The phase two, anchored by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) kicked off at the Federal Medical Centre in Jabi, Abuja.

The Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) has urged citizens to get the jabs as part of preventive measures.

The 4,80,000 Moderna doses were donated by the United States Government.

The consignment, brought in through COVAX, is part of the 500 million doses President Joe Biden pledged to the global fight until late 2022.

African countries will get 25 million portions to boost their efforts against the pandemic.

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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) earlier approved three vaccines – Moderna, AstraZeneca and Sputnik V.

Nigeria has recorded more than 180,000 cases of coronavirus and at least 2,200 deaths.

The first case, an Italian citizen who returned to Lagos from Milan, was recorded on 27 February 2020.

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