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Lab Scientists Enjoin FG to Establish Vaccine Factories

Lab Scientists Enjoin FG to Establish Vaccine Factories

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The Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN) has enjoined the Federal Government to establish vaccine factories for production of vaccine range meant for routine under-five children immunization programmes.  The National Publicity Secretary of the association, Casmir Ifeanyi, gave the advice during a press briefing at the AMLSN 196th National Executive Council meeting held in Enugu. According to Ifeanyi, “If we must get it right in the combat against communicable diseases especially the vaccine preventable types, the Nigerian Government must ensure the establishment of vaccine factories particularly for the production of the vaccine range used in the National Immunization Programmes, especially those for children under five.” But he lauded President Muhammadu Bu