NAFDAC Warns Fake Covid-19 Vaccine Already In Nigeria

NAFDAC Warns Fake Covid-19 Vaccine Already In Nigeria

Covid 19 Vaccine Vial (Credit: REUTERS/Dado Ruvic)

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has revealed fake covid-19 vaccines have infiltrated Nigeria.

This was made known by NAFDAC Director-General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, on Friday, January 15, 2021, she warned Nigerians that the agency has not yet approved any vaccine for public use.

According to her, receiving such unapproved vaccines could lead to COVID-like illnesses or other serious diseases that could kill.

“NAFDAC is pleading with the public to beware. No COVID-19 vaccines have been approved by NAFDAC,” she cautioned.

Adeyeye also warned private companies, big corporations, and government agencies not to order any vaccines that have not been examined and approved by the regulatory body.

She said NAFDAC has already started discussions with COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers concerning potential Emergency Use Authorization (EUA), registration or licensing of their product.

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