Health Secretary Matt Hancock said, “This new data shows the vaccine saves lives and protects you from ending up in hospital with Covid-19.”
“With the threat of new variants, it’s never been more important to get the vaccine,” he added.
What you should know
Nigeria is one of the countries vaccinating citizens with the AstraZeneca vaccine. As of 20th May, 2021, 1,894,794 residents had been inoculated with the vaccine.
The Federal Government earlier this month approved the commencement of the administration of the second dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines on eligible Nigerians who received the first shot.
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