Nigeria COVAX vaccine roll-out news
3 June 2021
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COVAX vaccinations underway in Kenya (top, ©UNICEF Kenya); Rwanda (bottom-left, ©MoH Rwanda); Nigeria (bottom-right, ©NPHCDA).
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Nigeria, Rwanda and Kenya have all started COVID-19 vaccination campaigns following the delivery of COVAX doses earlier this week. Health and front line workers across the three countries will now start receiving vaccines after launch events this morning in Abuja, Kigali and Nairobi.
*SII-AstraZeneca (COVISHIELD) vaccine, licensed and manufactured by Serum Institute of India