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COVID-19: ‘W.H.O’ ready to Commence Vaccine Trials In Nigeria

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Covid-19 – ‘W.H.O’ (The World Health Organization)  unveiled the new development on CORONAVIRUS VACCINE Trial worldwide!

They said, Nigeria has expressed an interest to be part of the global solidarity trial of the vaccines being developed to tackle COVID-19 pandemic worldwide and efforts are underway to start the process in the country.

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The World Health Organization (W.H.O) has said that Nigeria has expressed an interest to be part of the global solidarity trial of the vaccines being developed to tackle COVID-19 pandemic and efforts are underway to start the process in the country.

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The Officer in charge, W.H.O Nigeria and member of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Dr. Fiona Braka, reveal this on Friday in Abuja, at the 24th joint national briefing of the committee.

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She also said that 89 vaccines are being developed globally, including seven in clinical evaluation and several therapeutics in clinical trials to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.

She says:
“Nigeria has also expressed an interest to be part of this solidarity trial and efforts are underway to start the process in Nigeria too”.

According to a report from her, on the subject of vaccines and clinical trials for Covid-19, research, and development is an important aspect of the response and researchers around the world are working hard on accelerating the development of vaccines and therapeutics for Covid-19.

 

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More also, the W.H.O has launched various working groups to accelerate various aspects of vaccine development.

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” Together with global health actors and partners, over the past week, W.H.O launched the Access to Coronavirus Tools ACT Accelerator, a global collaboration to accelerate development for equitable access to new Covid-19 diagnostics, therapeutics, and vaccines”.

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“We have a total of 89 vaccines that are in development globally, including seven in clinical evaluation and some therapeutics are in clinical trials. W.H.O is committed to ensuring that as medicines and vaccines are developed, they are shared equitably with all countries and people”.

 

“We do have the solidarity trial which is an international clinical trial to help find an effective treatment for Covid-19, launched by the W.H.O and partners. More than 100 countries have joined the solidarity trial and to date, over 1,200 patients have been randomized from the first five countries to evaluate the safety and efficacy full drug and drug combinations”, she said.

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It’s could be recalled, according to a report the first volunteer for COVID-19 VACCINE Trial died 48hours after taking the injection…

Should Nigeria partake in this COVID-19 VACCINE Trial? Nigerians decide!

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