Tanzania to submit request to join COVAX vaccine-sharing facility

PUBLISHED: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 10:27:02 GMT
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NAIROBI, June 17 (Reuters) – Tanzania is submitting a formal request to join the COVAX global vaccine-sharing facility, the top World Health Organisation (WHO) official in Africa said on Thursday.

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“We have received information that Tanzania is now formally working to join the COVAX facility,” Matshidiso Moeti, WHO regional director for Africa, told a news conference. (Reporting by Omar Mohammed; Writing by Maggie Fick; Editing by Alison Williams)

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