Nigeria Can Store Up To 400,000 Doses Of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine – FG

 Nigeria Can Store Up To 400,000 Doses Of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine – FG
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Federal Government has noted that Nigeria has the capacity to store up to 400,000 doses of the expected COVID-19 vaccine.

Executive Director of the National Primary Health Development Agency, Dr Faisal Shuaib, stated this during a tour of the National Strategic Cold Store in Abuja.

The Federal Government is expected to receive 100,000 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine by the end of January.

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The Pfizer vaccines must be stored at the ultra-cold temperature of -70°C.

The NSCS houses three ultra-cold chain equipment.

Dr Shuain stated that the three ultra-cold chain equipment have a combined capacity of 2,100 litres and operate at a temperature of -85 degrees Celsius.

 

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