Tuesday, January 31, 2023

NAFDAC approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Friday has approved Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for use in Nigeria.

Nigeria had procured Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, which is being administered currently across the country to curtail the spread of coronavirus.

The Director-General of NAFDAC, Mojisola Adeyeye disclosed this in a press conference while addressing Journalists on Friday She however noted 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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