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Just In: NAFDAC approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as product alternative

By News Desk

Following successful administration of Oxford-Astrazeneca coronavirus vaccine across Nigeria, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has approved Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as alternative brand for emergency usage in Nigeria.

The drug regulatory body said the move had been considered such that would support the Oxford-Astrazeneca jabs in ensuring more Nigerians are vaccinated and protected against the deadly pandemic.

Announcing the approval during a virtual meeting on Friday in Abuja, NAFDAC Director-General, Mojisola Adeyeye, said that the approval was for emergency use and not total clearance.

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