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Nigeria destroys 1 mln donated AstraZeneca vaccines with short shelf life

Nigeria destroys 1 mln donated AstraZeneca vaccines with short shelf life

CAMILLUS EBOH NIGERIA on Wednesday destroyed more than a million doses of expired AstraZeneca vaccines in a bid to assure a wary public that they have been taken out of circulation. The destruction came more than a week after health authorities said some COVID-19 doses donated by rich Western nations had a shelf life that left only weeks to administer the shots. Reuters reported on December 7 that around one million COVID-19 vaccines were estimated to have expired in Nigeria in November without being used. At a dumpsite in Abuja, a bulldozer crushed AstraZeneca shots that were packed in cardboard boxes…
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