FG receives two million doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine
NEWS DIGEST – The Federal Government has received two million doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine donated by the European Union.
The formal handover of the vaccines was done on Monday at the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), National Strategic Cold Store, Abuja.
The EU ambassador, Samuela Isopi who made the presentation of the vaccines said the donation is part of the EU’s commitment to jointly combat the pandemic.
The Executive Director, NPHCDA, Dr Faisal Shuaib said the Federal Government also in combating the pandemic has procured over 39 million doses of the J&J vaccine, through AFREXIM bank.
He said only about 12 million doses of this single-shot vaccine are currently in the cold store.
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