Botswana secures all 4.7m vaccines purchased

Covid vaccine arrival  PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES
Covid vaccine arrival PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES

Botswana has received the final deliveries of all 4.7 million COVID-19 vaccines purchased last year, allowing the booster programme and inoculation of teenagers to accelerate, Health Ministry spokesperson, Christopher Nyanga has said in a statement.

The 4.7 million doses include two million from Pfizer, 1.35 million from Johnson & Johnson, as well as 500,000 from Moderna. Other suppliers include AstraZeneca, Sinovac and COVAXIN.

The purchases began early last year through bilateral arrangements and multi-country arrangements such as COVAX.

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