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COVID-19: FG To Receive 4.8m Jabs Of Moderna On Monday

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The Federal Government (FG) will on Monday receive about 4.8 million doses of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) said on Sunday.

Dr Faisal Shuaib, NPHCDA Executive Director/ CEO in a memo issued to journalists in Abuja, said the shipment is a donation from the American government.

The shipment which is expected on Monday will be the largest of vaccines received since the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign started in March 2021.

Nigeria has run out of COVID-19 vaccines after an initial four million doses of AstraZeneca, received from the COVAX facility were utilized three weeks ago.

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