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Minister debunks claims on Russia Covid-19 Vaccine – “says its not yet received”

Minister debunks claims on Russia Covid-19 Vaccine

Minister debunks claims on Russia Covid-19 Vaccine

Minister debunks claims on Russia Covid-19 Vaccine as the minister of State for Health, Dr. Olorunnimbe Mamora, said the Russian vaccine for COVID-19 is not yet in Nigeria.

The Minister of State for Health, Dr. Olorunnimbe Mamora, has said the Russian vaccine for COVID-19 is not yet in Nigeria.

According to multiple reports, the minister said the Russian Ambassador and the Deputy Head of Mission, Alexey Shebarshin, visited the ministry and talked about the vaccine.

The minister, Dr. Olorunnimbe said when the vaccine arrives, it would first be tested by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control

He also said that it is lawfully empowered to do so in order to be sure that the vaccine is viable and good for use

Speaking to the news media today, the minister, Dr Olorunnimbe said;

“We have not yet received the vaccine and, to the best of my knowledge, it is not yet ready.

“The Russian Ambassador and the Deputy Head of Mission only visited us to give us an update. Many other stakeholders joined the meeting virtually.

“When the vaccine is ready and we have received it, it will be subjected to the usual test by NAFDAC and other relevant authorities.”

Recall that 9jatalkative earlier reported on Friday September 4, 2020 that the vaccine was formally handed over to Nigeria on Friday which the minister an debunked.

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