A file photo of a medical examiner writing on a paper. Channels TV/ Sodiq Adelakun.Zamfara Notify Authorities has obtained extra 10,000 doses of Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and is ready to delivery up the third share of vaccination in the speak.
The Chairman of the Nigerian Scientific Association in the speak, Dr. Mannir Bature disclosed this to Channels Television in Gusau, the speak capital.
He debunked news making the rounds that some states are making an attempt the second dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
Bature favorite that for the reason that first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine has been deployed, there might per chance be an assurance that the second dose of the vaccine might per chance be made readily available.
This is even as he acknowledged the speak executive will quickly flag off the third share of the vaccination to residents of Zamfara.
The NMA chairman equally asked these that obtained the first dose of the second share of vaccination to develop themselves readily available for the second dose of the vaccine, stating that there are sufficient vaccines, every AstraZeneca and Moderna vaccine in the speak.
“We peaceable accept as true with doses of Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine in the speak. What took subject is that anytime we’re deploying vaccine, we be obvious that every first and second dose are readily available sooner than we even commence it,” he stated.
“I will love to state you that we beautiful obtained extra doses of 10,000 in the speak and we can flag off the third share of vaccination. All these that obtained the first dose in the second share are expected to present themselves for the second dose irrespective of whichever form of vaccine they obtained, both AstraZeneca or Moderna, all of them are readily available.”