U.S. Congressman, Kevin Brady has tested positive for the COVID-19 nearly two weeks after receiving his first dose of the Pfizer vaccine.
Nigeria will receive at least 100,000 doses of the Pfizer and BioNTech approved COVID-19 vaccines by the end of January.
Kevin Brady, a Republican, said the House physician told him on Tuesday night that he contracted the coronavirus and that he must now in quarantine.
He added that he received the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine on Dec. 18 and last tested negative for the coronavirus on Jan. 1.
The lawmaker said he would receive treatment today and should “be fine.”
The US passed 21 million cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday, January 5, according to Johns Hopkins University.
The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib, said Nigeria will receive at least 100,000 doses of the Pfizer and BioNTech approved COVID-19 vaccines by the end of January.
He said a letter announcing this allocation in the first phase of the delivery of the vaccines is expected from the COVAX facility during the week.
“In the first phase through the COVAX facility, we expect to receive approximately 100,000 doses of the Pfizer and bioNtech vaccine by the end of January,” he said.