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Monkeypox: FG Denies Vaccination in South-East

Posted by George on Thu 12th Oct, 2017 - tori.ng

The proposed vaccination against diseases in the South-eastern part of Nigeria has been denied by the government after it was linked with the moneypox disease.

 
Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole
 
The Federal Government, through the National Centre for Disease Control, has denied executing vaccination against monkeypox in the South-East or any part of Nigeria.
 
The National Coordinator of the NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekwazu, while appearing before the Senate Committee on Primary Health and Communicable Diseases in Abuja on Thursday, stated that the disease had no vaccine and the government was not conducting any immunisation on it, neither through civilian or military organisation.
 
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