JUST IN: No approved COVID-19 vaccines yet – NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Friday debunked media reports that it has approved some COVID-19 vaccines.

It therefore warned that fake vaccines have started circulating in the country, urging the public not to purchase such drugs as they can cause COVID-19-like illnesses and can lead to death.

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It also urged government establishments, agencies and big corporations not to order COVID vaccines without confirming from NAFDAC if the vaccine has been approved.

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The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, made these known in Abuja during a virtual media briefing.

She said: “The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has not received any application from Covid Vaccine manufacturers yet and therefore no vaccines have been approved by NAFDAC.

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