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NAFDAC Raises Alarm Over Fake COVID19 Vaccines in Circulation

Posted by Thandiubani on Mon 15th Mar, 2021 - tori.ng

Nigerians have been warned of fake coronavirus vaccines being circulated in the country.

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Nigerians all over the country have been warned to be on the alert as a result of the circulation of fake coronavirus vaccines.
 
The warning was given by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control.
 
Nigeria on March 2 received 3.92 million doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines and has since launched the vaccination programme in the country.
 
The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, raised the alarm in a statement released by the agency's Resident Media Consultant, Sayo Akintola. She warned Nigerians to “refrain from procuring the vaccine online to avoid falling into the wrong hands of merchants of death.”
 
“The public must be on the lookout for these spurious and counterfeit vaccines and other regulated products” she warned
 
She also warned Nigerians to be vigilant and expose anyone who might want to divert COVID-19 vaccines donated by international donors for profiteering.
 


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