NAFDAC approves Moderna and Sputnik COVID-19 vaccines for use in Nigeria

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National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has approved two COVID-19 vaccines for use Nigeria.

A report from by Channels Television: “They are Moderna and the Sputnik vaccines. Both vaccines were approved for emergency use.

“The Director-General NAFDAC, Professor Moji Adeyeye, announced this on Thursday at a news conference in Abuja.

“She explained that although the Sputnik has yet been approved by the World Health , NAFDAC has carried out independent checks on the vaccine and found that the benefits outweigh the risks.”