The NCDC confirmed this in an update on the pandemic on its Facebook page on Saturday morning.
Abimbola Durojaiye, first and eldest son of the family, told the News Agency of Nigeria in an interview on Tuesday in Lagos, that getting vaccinated became necessary, following the death of their father.
“Well once you’ve had the vaccine, you have a feeling of, you know, you’re protected, which is why I think is very important. As far as I can make out it was quite harmless. It was very quick,” the Queen said in a video conference uploaded on Twitter.
Olusanya explained that vaccination campaign is aimed at promoting awareness of rabies among dogs and cats since rabies is a deadly disease mostly transmitted to humans through infected dogs’ bites, which can result in fatalities if not treated early.
The donation, according to Mupita, will help secure up to seven million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for health workers across the continent.
Last week, the UK became the first country in the world to grant emergency use approval to a candidate vaccine produced by U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and German firm BioNTech.
“Certainly, it is necessary to conduct a separate clinical study, which has not been carried out yet,” Gintsburg said at a roundtable on COVID-19, hosted by the Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency.
“In the next two weeks, the first packages of the COVID-19 vaccine will be received, first of all for the medics,” Murashko said in comments carried by state news agency TASS.
The United Nations Children’s Fund says an estimated 169 million children missed out on the first dose of the measles vaccine between 2010 and 2017 or 21.1 million children a year on average.
Kambaza, told newsmen in Birnin Kebbi that to counter the spread of the disease and to prevent an epidemic in the affected areas, a yellow fever reactive vaccination campaign would be conducted in the areas.
The Director of Public Health in the state’s Ministry of Health, Dr Okechukwu Ossai, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Enugu on Friday.
According to the governor, on no account should parents deprive their children a secure future and a healthy life on the basis of cultural and religious beliefs.
Field Communication Officer of the organisation, Chima Omiekwe, who disclosed this to newsmen on Friday in Maiduguri, said the campaign would commence on Tuesday and end on February 14, 2019.
Alege explained that the vaccination exercise has no connection with the Nigerian Army and is not dangerous to children’s health as it has been rumoured by certain individuals.
Dr Abdullahi Garba, Acting Director, Planning Research and Statistics, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, made this known on Thursday in Abuja.