UK Recognises AstraZeneca, Other COVID-19 Vaccines Used In Nigeria, Says Envoy

Nigeria launched the second phase of its COVID-19 vaccination programme on August 16, 2021.


The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has faulted the claims that the United Kingdom does not approve of the COVID-19 vaccines used in the country.

In previous months, the Nigerian Government has received millions of doses of vaccines by different manufacturers such as the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, Moderna, as well as Johnson and Johnson (J&J).

Amid reports that the British government does not recognise some of the vaccines administered to people in Nigeria, Laing described the…


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