Govt taps private sector for P590m vaccine shortfall

COVID-19 vaccine PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
COVID-19 vaccine PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

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Mmegi is informed that while government has secured vaccine arrangements with distributors such as Moderna, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and others which will fully vaccinate all eligible people, these supplies need to be paid for as and when they become available from the manufacturers.

In a statement on Wednesday evening, Professor Mosepele Mosepele, the chairperson of the Botswana COVID-19 Vaccine Committee said the entire vaccination effort, including securing doses, logistics and distribution, was estimated to cost P1.6 billion.

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