Updated: Apr 22, 2020
Nigerian government on Tuesday warned people against patronising a fake coronavirus vaccine, which was reported to be on sale in Kano State.
In a statement made during the Presidential Taskforce briefing on COVID-19, Nigeria's Minister of Information Lai Mohammed said
“You must ignore the Vaccine being hawked in Kano which is called ‘COVID19 Vaccine’. It is yellow in colour, it’s not certified by anybody, please don’t patronize the hawkers,”
The Minister, further said that the government has increased its enlightenment programs about the virus.
Globally, scientists are working round the clock to develop a vaccine for coronavirus, which has killed more than 119,000 people and infected more than 1.9 million.