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COVID-19 Vaccines: WHO to Commence Trials In Nigeria

COVID-19 Vaccines: WHO to Commence Trials In Nigeria

COVID-19 Vaccines: The World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that Nigeria has expressed interest to be part of the global solidarity trial of the COVID-19 vaccines being developed to tackle COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Vaccines: WHO to Commence Trials In Nigeria
COVID-19 Vaccines: WHO to Commence Trials In Nigeria

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

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.

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

According to her, on the subject of COVID-19 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.

She said the WHO has launched various working groups to accelerate various aspects of COVID-19 vaccines development.

“Together with global health actors and partners, over the past week, WHO launched the Access to COVID-19 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 COVID-19 vaccines that are in development globally, including seven in clinical evaluation and several therapeutics are in clinical trials. WHO 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 WHO 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,” Braka said.

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