S.Africa to receive first delivery of J&J coronavirus vaccine overnight

PUBLISHED: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 18:59:51 GMT

JOHANNESBURG, Feb 16 (Reuters) – South Africa will receive the first delivery of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine on Tuesday night at the O R Tambo International Airport in Gauteng province, the government said in a statement on Tuesday.

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The vaccines will be moved to a secure facility before being distributed overnight to the various vaccine centres in all provinces, the government said. (Reporting by Wendell Roelf Writing by Tanisha Heiberg Editing by Chris Reese)

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