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Covid 19: Nigeria could miss September Immunization Coverage Target

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The Director Planing, Research & statistics at the national primary health care development agency (NPHCDA) Doctor Abdullahi Garba says Nigeria may miss the September seventy percent covid -19 immunization target, as the country is very far from the goal.

Doctor Abdullahi stated this at the bi-weekly Ministerial Press briefing on control COVID 19 .

According to him out of the estimated over one hundred and eleven eligible population, only 21.2 million of this targeted population have been fully vaccinated, while 28.4 million have received one jab.

The figures represent 19.05 percent of fully vaccinated individuals and 25.4 percent of partially vaccinated People

The director is advocating for the need to be more aggressive in ramping up vaccination against the virus.

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