By Ononye VC
Anambra state government has received the first phase of COVID-19 vaccines from the federal government.
The first batch of the vaccines arrived Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu during the week and was received by the Director, Disease Control and Immunization, Anambra State Health Care Development Agency, Dr Nnamdi Uliagbafusi.
Dr Uliagbafusi while receiving the vaccines from the National Primary Health Care Agency in partnership with Unicef and WHO, explained that the vaccine is safe for administration stating that those under the age of 18 are excluded from being vaccinated.
Stakeholders in the health sector are currently being mobilised to commence vaccination of the citizens of the state starting with vulnerable people especially health workers.