- Nigerian medic Adaora Okoli gets injected with Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
- Adaora becomes the second Nigerian lady to take the much-anticipated coronavirus vaccine
- The medical doctor expresses optimism that the vaccine would be evenly distributed
Doctor Adaora Okoli has become the second Nigerian to take the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19.
The Europe-based medical personnel, who had previously survived the Ebola virus six years ago, got the vaccine after another Nigerian female medical doctor, Akpezi Oshobe.
The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is a huge breakthrough in the reactive concerted effort and the response of world leaders, medical personnel and health officials to the Coronavirus pandemic that has claimed millions of lives in its wake since the first official reported case on January 7.
Adaora Okoli, a frontline medic in the fight against Coronavirus took to social media to express her joy at receiving her first shot of the vaccine she had eagerly anticipated and wanted badly.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported how it is sensitizing and enlightening Nigerians on COVID-19 to put a stop to the outrageous lies being peddled about the virus.
She expressed delight that the production of the Pfizer vaccine is a giant leap that will aid the fight against COVID-19.
Okoli also called for its (the Pfizer vaccine) equal distribution to affected people in communities that have been severely hit by the virus.
"I have never wanted a vaccine so much.
"I am grateful for this huge stride and hope that we can fairly distribute the vaccines to communities that have been hit hard."
The second wave of COVID-19 may prove to be the litmus test for the Pfizer vaccine that has been approved for emergency use after being subjected to a series of well-evaluated testing and scientific procedures of international standards.
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