Two Nigeria made COVID-19 vaccines are awaiting trial and certification – PTF

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has revealed that two vaccines developed in the country are awaiting clinical trials and certification.

Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha said this during the PTF national briefing in Abuja on Monday March 22, saying it is a welcome development that will open a new vista in scientific breakthrough and will boost the morale and image of the medical industry in the country.

 

He said;

 

“The disclosure that Nigerian scientists have produced at least two local COVID-19 vaccines which are awaiting clinical trials and certification is significant.

“This is a welcome development that will open a new vista in scientific breakthrough and will boost the morale and image of the medical industry in the country.

“I call on all relevant agencies to provide the required support and enabling environment for smooth conduct of the remaining protocols for the certification of these vaccines with a view to encouraging and motivating other researchers.”

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