Sep 21, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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COVID-19: Nigeria expects 52m doses of vaccines in 2022

Mustapha, who is also chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19, announced this on Monday at the PSC’s national briefing in Abuja.

“The strongest one way out of this situation is Vaccines that science and research have presented to us. I urge every eligible person to come out and get vaccinated.

“There are several options now. We have AstraZeneca, Moderna, Johnson and Johnson and we expect Pfizer to ship very soon.

“There will be enough vaccines soon. By the second quarter of 2022, we would have received about 52 million doses of the vaccines, “he said.

According to him, efforts are underway to implement the directive on the vaccine mandate for all federal officials. This is to ensure safety at work and at home.

While traveling, he said: “To make travel easier for fully vaccinated Nigerians, we are studying the principles of reciprocity between Nigeria and other nations.

“Currently, Nigerians are advised to always carry their vaccination records or barcode on their electronic devices with them, especially for those traveling outside the country.

” The Foreign Ministries and Aviation will Continue dialogue with UAE representatives to resolve the issue of Emirates flights between Nigeria and the UAE.

“Protecting the interests of Nigerians remains our primary concern.”

Der The PSC Chair also said that the PSC will likely review the current quarantine logs as the inspection remains a concern n, a cause for concern for the PSC to maintain control.

“The need to review the log is making sense to adapt to existing global protocols and realities.

< p> “With this in mind, the PSC will adopt a sustainable model and policy which will be presented shortly. First of all, given the improved situation in that country, India was removed from the list of marked countries, ”he said.

He appealed to health workers to end the ongoing strike.