Nigeria to destroy one million AstraZeneca vaccines.

Written by on December 14, 2021

Nigeria is set to destroy one million AstraZeneca vaccines in line with environmental protocols.

This is according to the Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib.

Dr. Faisal at a briefing of the Presidential Steering Committee insisted that no expired vaccine has been utilized in the country.

Meanwhile according to the government, the vaccines are said to have been withdrawn and will be destroyed by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).

In a statement, the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire assured that the government has been handling the situation effectively, upholding the greatest standards for the safety of all Nigerians.

Seun Fakorede

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