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Do not purchase COVID 19 vaccines online – FDA Alerts

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The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in its latest press statement cautioned the public on the purchase of COVID 19 vaccines online.

In a public notice the FDA revealed that there are only 2 vaccines authorised for use in Ghana are SPUTNIK V and COVISHIELD vaccines.

“the FDA hereby wishes to inform the general public that, so far, the only Covid-19 vaccines authorised for use in Ghana are SPUTNIK V and COVISHIELD vaccines.” The communique read

The public should therefore desist from the purchase of COVID 19 vaccines online.

Any advertisement online on the purchase of COVID 19 vaccines or its related products aside authorised bodies are strictly prohibited. The FDA announced that reports are to be made to the FDA just in case you come by COVID related ads from unauthorised persons.

The Authority wishes to assure the general public that with the collaboration of the security and kindred agencies, it will continue its monitoring and remains committed to protecting public health and safety as mandated by the Public Health Act, 2012, Act 851.

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