22.2.2021 06:16 pm
Logistical issues have arise at some vaccinations centres, with healthcare workers queuing for hours waiting to be vaccinated.
The possibility that more vaccination centres will have to be opened has arisen as several nurses and doctors scramble to get their Johnson & Johnson jabs to protect themselves against Covid-19.
81 more Covid-19 related deaths were reported.
45 percent of the injections took place in countries belonging to the wealthy G7 club, whose members account for just 10 percent of the global population.
Milanie Bennett made history on Wednesday when she administered the first batch of Johnson & Johnson vaccines.
A group of Chinese nationals who underwent testing to obtain medical certificates for overseas travel recorded positive results, sparking fears of a wider outbreak in the community.
Cele said police management had not acted correctly in dealing with the incident of people queueing to receive Sassa grants in Belville.
So far, only health workers have been vaccinated in Argentina, and vaccinations for people aged over 70 only began on Wednesday in Buenos Aires.
151 more Covid-19 related deaths were also confirmed.
The Africa Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT) announced on Friday it received an offer of 300 million Sputnik V vaccines from the Russian Federation. This included a financing package for any member states wishing to secure the vaccine.
Israeli studies have found the Pfizer vaccine to be 95 percent effective one week after a second jab.
What experts do know is that pangolins have the ability to host a variety of zoonotic diseases.
At least 40 000 health workers have contracted the virus. More than 600 have died.
‘Emergence of variant strains likely contributes to phenomenon.’
‘We can’t be scouring the world, but we must develop our own vaccine and we must develop it now.’