Nigeria to receive 176,000 Johnson &Johnson Covid-19 vaccines on Wednesday

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Nigeria to receive 176,000 Johnson &Johnson Covid-19 vaccines on Wednesday

Executive Director of National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib has announced that Nigeria will be receiving 176,000 doses of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccines on Wednesday August 11. 

 

The J&J vaccine is a single-shot vaccine and according to Shuaib, it is safe and efficient against the Coronavirus disease, including the deadlier Delta variant.

 

The vaccine is expected to boost Nigeria’s COVID-19 fight with the Delta variant sparking fears of a third wave of the pandemic.



Source: Linda Ikeji