By The Guardian
Vouches for safety, efficacy of jabs, warns of third wave.
The Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS) has warned that COVID-19 vaccines do not prevent infection but instead stop the virus from killing the patient.
This is even as it raised the alarm of a possible third wave of the pandemic if the citizenry do not religiously adhere to non-pharmacological measures such as wearing of facemasks, physical distancing and regular washing of hands.
At a media roundtable themed “Journalism, Pandemic, and Vaccines: Where do we go from here?” yesterday in Lagos, NAS President, Prof. Ekanem Braide, and Chairman, Ministerial Expert Advisory Committee on COVID-19, Prof. Oyewale Tomori, urged Nigerians to take the jabs, as they were safe and efficacious. Read more