COVID-19: WHO Speaks On Approved Vaccine In Nigeria

The World Health Organization, (WHO) has had dismissed the discovery of a possible vaccine for the dreaded Coronavirus in Nigeria.

The Global health body revealed that no vaccine has been approved for the combat of the virus in the country.

The COVID-19 pandemic is devastating the globe including Nigeria, with 2, 444, 706 cases and over 166, 000 deaths globally.

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, as at Monday 20th April, Nigeria has recorded over 650 positive cases and at least 14 deaths nationwide.

But while speaking in an interview, WHO Immunization Team Lead, Dr Fiona Braka noted that no vaccine has been approved for the treatment of COVID-19 in Nigeria..

Mr. Braka continued saying that how the public could be safe was the major priority of the World health body.

He added that since the pandemic was a new disease, it would take constable time to find a vaccine.

The Coronavirus broke out in December in a Chinese city of Wuhan and this has led the entire world to adopt a lockdown measure in order to prevent the spread of the virus.

Sporting, entertainment, religious and other social- cultural events have been postponed or cancelled globally in order to adhere to the social distancing directives.

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