We Expect COVID-19 Vaccine By January – Minister
The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, on Wednesday said Nigeria should take delivery of COVID-19 vaccine by January 2021. He said a committee set up for that purpose was already working with a view to deciding the kind of vaccine that would be suitable for Nigeria. Ehanire disclosed this in Abuja after the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. He said Nigeria had signed up with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the GAVI Alliance for access to vaccines immediately they are available. Ehanire said Nigerians must wake up to the reality that the much talked about second wave of COVID-19 is manifesting in the country already. He urged Nigerians to continue to comply with the non pharmaceutical measures released by the government.