We Expect COVID-19 Vaccines In Nigeria By January – Ehanire

We Expect COVID-19 Vaccines In Nigeria By January – Ehanire
Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has stated that Nigerians should expect to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by the end of January 2021.

He stated this on Wednesday during the 28th Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

According to the Minister, a technical working group in the Ministry of Health is working on which vaccine will best suit Nigeria.

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He further disclosed that the country is looking to get the vaccines from more than just one source.

He also added that the Ministry of Health had already commenced bilateral talks with manufacturing companies and countries that have developed solutions.

He, however, listed the delicateness of storage of some types of vaccines and the cost of storage as some of the factors being considered in shopping for the products.