South Africa says to get 1.5 million vaccines from Serum Institute of India
A million jabs to be delivered in January and the remainder the following month
Serum Institute of India | South Africa
Last Updated at January 7, 2021 16:55 IST
South Africa's health ministry said on Thursday that the country would get 1.5 million vaccines from the Serum Institute of India (SII), with a million coming in January and the remainder the following month.
The ministry added in a statement that it was working with the country's health regulator SAHPRA to ensure there were no delays with the rollout of the vaccines.
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First Published: Thu, January 07 2021. 16:50 IST