Be prudent in roll out of vaccines, experts charge FG


Covid-19: Be prudent in roll out of vaccines, experts charge FG

There may be vaccination apathy if… — Dr Casmir Ifeanyi

Vaccinate every Nigerian — Pharm Olugbenga Falabi

By Chioma Obinna & Gabriel Olawale

Amid the euphoria of Nigeria receiving the first tranche of COVID-19 AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccines from the COVAX Facility today, medical experts have called on the Federal government to ensure that Nigerians are not disenfranchised in the vaccination process.

A medical Laboratory Scientist/Public Health Analyst, Dr Casmir Ifeanyi, has warned that the country may experience vaccine apathy if the management of the COVID-19 fails to build enough confidence in people.

Ifeanyi, who urged the federal government to be prudent in the disbursement of the vaccine, said Nigerians should be wary of political challenges that will come with the vaccine distribution.

Acknowledging the efforts of the leadership of COVID-19 management in Nigeria for facilitating the arrival of the vaccine, he urged more commitment to cover 70 percent of the…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper