The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Friday expressed that it has not affirmed any COVID-19 vaccine.
It cautioned counterfeit antibodies have begun circling in the nation, encouraging the public not to buy such medications as they can cause COVID-19-like ailments and can prompt passing.
It additionally encouraged government foundations, offices and enormous organizations not to arrange COVID antibodies without affirming from NAFDAC if the immunization has been endorsed.
The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, made these known in Abuja during a virtual media instructions.
She stated: “The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has not gotten any application from Covid Vaccine makers yet and in this way no immunizations have been endorsed by NAFDAC.
“Coronavirus antibodies are new, and the results or antagonistic occasions should be all around checked, in this way, if NAFDAC doesn’t endorse, the general population ought not utilize.
“There are reports of phony immunizations in Nigeria. NAFDAC is begging people in general to be careful.
“No Covid Vaccines have been endorsed by NAFDAC. Counterfeit antibodies can cause Covid-like sicknesses or other genuine infections that could slaughter.
“Antibodies ought not be requested by any organization or company. The organizations that fabricate the immunizations in the event that they are veritable organizations realize they need to present their application to NAFDAC.
“No administration foundation or organizations should arrange Covid immunizations without affirming from NAFDAC if the antibody has been endorsed.