Nigeria is working on COVID-19 vaccine

Nigeria is working on COVID-19 vaccine, president says

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said the country is working to develop a vaccine against COVID-19 as the country battles the growing number of cases of the virus.

According to health experts, Nigeria needs to triple its vaccination drive from just over 100,000 doses a day to meet its target of inoculating more than half its population by the end of next year.

President Buhari encouraged Nigerians to get vaccinated. Only 4% of the Nigerian population have been fully immunized.

The west African country has so far recorded 245,404 COVID-19 cases including 3,058 deaths.

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