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Nigerian Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama: “We Will Need China For Vaccines”

A COVID-19 patient receives oxygen therapy at the Lagos State Isolation Centre, in Yaba, Lagos. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

Nigerian Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama confirmed on Friday that talks are underway with China to secure large quantities of COVID-19 vaccines. Until recently Nigeria has fared relatively well in terms of infections but now it appears that new variants of the virus are spreading faster.

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