South Africa has sold off its stash of AstraZeneca COVID Vaccine and placed a dresh order from Pfizer after a study showed “disappointing” results against its new Covid variant.
Health Minister of South Africa Zweli Mkhize said in a statement that “the first batch of vaccines that is being delivered will benefit 9 (AU) member states. The balance will be collected this week to be delivered to 5 other countries”.
South Africa has registered 1.5 million coronavirus cases including 52,000 fatalities.
However in recent times the number of new cases has dropped significantly