South Africa says selling AstraZeneca doses is an option

PUBLISHED: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 06:35:12 GMT

JOHANNESBURG, Feb 10 (Reuters) – South Africa’s Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Wednesday that selling the AstraZeneca vaccine doses the country had bought was an option and that it was being considered.

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“Why not sell the AstraZeneca … well it’s an option,” Mkhize told a news conference. “We will consider it, … first our scientists must tell us what to do with it.” (Reporting by Wendell Roelf and Alexander Winning Editing by Shri Navaratnam)

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