The company said the participants in the trial were unvaccinated adults older than 18 years with confirmed exposure to a person with the coronavirus within the past eight days.
Dr. George Ugwu, the Executive Secretary of the Enugu State Primary Health Care Development Agency, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria in Enugu on Thursday.
The President of NIDS, Prof. Dimie Ogoina, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Abuja, allaying fears about the coronavirus vaccines.
Dr. Munirat Afolayan, Head of Public Health Department at the NNRH, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Lagos.
In a newspaper article, the leaders, including the German chancellor and French president, said Covid posed the biggest challenge since World War Two.
The government said this in reaction to a question from a Twitter user, @idowudotun, who wondered why the state was yet to commence vaccination even after many of its citizens have completed the registration to make them eligible for the state’s vaccination exercise.
The agency said the warning was imperative to ensure people did not risk being vaccinated with fake Astrazeneca vaccine.
The two, both hospital staff members, had received the AstraZeneca vaccine less than 14 days before getting ill, the authority that runs public hospitals in Copenhagen said.
The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, made this known through his verified Twitter account @ProfAkinAbayomi, on Thursday while giving the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination update for March 16.
Commissioner for Health, Dr Bashir Bello, made this known on Wednesday in Ibadan while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the weekly state’s Executive Council meeting.
“Venezuela will not grant a license to use the AstraZeneca vaccine due to adverse results [on people who received the vaccine] around the world, Rodriguez said.
The state COVID-19 Incident Manager, Dr Andrew Obi, disclosed this on Monday in Benin during the daily virtual meeting of the state’s COVID-19 Taskforce.
“After new reports of thromboses of the cerebral veins in connection with the vaccination in Germany and Europe, the PEI considers further investigations to be necessary,” the health ministry said, referring to a recommendation by the country’s vaccine authority, the Paul Ehrlich Institute.
The Governor stated that he did not feel any side effects as claimed by some persons.
Some of them, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in separate interviews, said that they preferred provision of food, security and other social amenities to the vaccine.
Adeyeye, who stated this on Thursday in Abuja, shortly after she got vaccinated, said NAFDAC went through the application dossier of the vaccine before it was approved to be administered on Nigerians for the treatment of COVID-19.
Speaking after being vaccinated on Wednesday in Lafia, Sule said the vaccine was very safe, hence he received it on camera to disabuse the minds of those still doubting its efficacy.
The Deputy Governor, Alhaji Baba Tela, said this while receiving the vaccines at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi.
Dr Emmanuel Akabe, Deputy Governor of the state gave the confirmation on Tuesday while inspecting vaccines storage facility at the central medical store in Lafia.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie, and made available to newsmen in Benin on Wednesday.