COVID-19: There Is No Approved Vaccine For Clinical Trial, NAFDAC Director General

Prof. Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye, the Director-General of NAFDAC has said in a statement that there is no vaccine for clinical trial yet and it could take one year to eighteen months for a vaccine if found to be tested in different countries. This will sound as a shock to so many as the Coronavirus pandemic has affected almost all areas of human life and activities.

According to the Director-General, she said, “This will be followed by rigorous in-country assessment in line with laid down protocols to further ensure safety and efficacy”.

According to Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), as at 09:30pm 9th April, 288 cases was confirmed, 51 discharged cases and a total of 7 deaths.

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