South Africa Halts AstraZeneca Vaccine Rollout

South Africa Halts AstraZeneca Vaccine Rollout

In a briefing on Sunday, South Africa’s health minister announced a temporary pause on the rollout of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine in the country. The decision follows the results of a recent study by the University of Witwatersrand. The study which is yet to be peer-reviewed showed that the AstraZeneca vaccine provided minimal protection against the B.1.351 variant. Click to read more...

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