This, it said, could happen even after the country had been certified free of polio by the World Health Organisation (WHO), hence the need for the media to increase awareness for persons in the North-east to embrace routine immunisation.
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Executive Secretary of the State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alhaji Babatunde Salau, made this known to newsmen on Friday in Abeokuta.
The NPHCDA disclosed this in its official Twitter handle on Sunday.
He was administered the injection by the police medical team in collaboration with the medical staff from the ministry of health.
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.
Its Vice Chancellor, Prof. Suleiman Bala-Mohammed, told newsmen at the institution in Keffi on Friday that the university recently received about 60 doses of the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from the state government.
The Commissioner made this known on Thursday while making clarification on those eligible to take part in the phase one of the vaccination campaign.
The agency disclosed this in a series of messages posted on its Twitter handle, @NphcdaNG, on Monday.
The Emirates Group on Tuesday rolled out the COVID-19 vaccination programme for its substantial UAE based workforce in coordination with the Dubai Health Authority and the Ministry of Health and Prevention.