COVID-19: We are only giving 2nd dose of vaccine for now — LASG

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The Lagos State government has said that only persons that have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine will be attended to during the continuation of the phase 1 exercise for administration of the second dose.

The State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, who disclosed this in a statement on the tweeter handle of the state ministry of health, said persons yet to receive the first dose should stay home for the time being.

“We are no longer able to administer the first dose of the vaccine to anyone for now until phase 2 of the vaccination exercise begins, so those who are yet to be vaccinated should kindly stay at home until more vaccines are available in the state.

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Source: Vanguard Newspaper