COVID-19 Vaccine: FG To Start Administration Of Second Dose to Eligible Nigerians

 COVID-19 Vaccine: FG To Start Administration Of Second Dose to Eligible Nigerians

Nigeria will begin administering the second dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines on eligible Nigerians who received the first shots.

The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr Faisal Shuaib, made this known during the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) briefing in Abuja.

Dr Shuaib advised health and frontline workers between 18 years and above, including persons aged 50 and above to visit any designated vaccination site to receive the vaccine free of charge.

He noted that the Agency is strengthening the COVID-19 vaccination campaign at community level with Town Hall meetings across the country.

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