14 May Breaking news-why Nigeria may not get vaccine when it becomes available
NEWSCOVID-19: NCDC uncovers why Nigeria may not get vaccine when it comes up
The Director-General of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has conceded the nation might not approach the COVID-19 vaccine in the event that it comes up.
Ihekweazu, talking at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Thursday, clarified that “the market for conclusion is remained so that entrance is a major issue for us down here.”
The NCDC supervisor additionally clarified that Nigeria must work with the worldwide wellbeing network so as to get to.
Ihekweazu stated: “You know the finish of this flare-up will come when we get anvaccine , yet getting an immunization doesn’t mean unavoidably that we will approach it.
“We have had an immunization to human papillomavirus throughout the previous 10 years. But since this immunization costs about $50 per shot, we don’t approach it in Nigeria.
“For what reason don’t we approach? Since the market for conclusion is remained so that entrance is a major issue for us down here.
“We should battle to have more access to therapeutics, to clinical countermeasures and to all that we have to battle this illness route into what’s to come.”
There are right now just about 5,000 affirmed instances of COVID-19 in Nigeria
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