The 1.5 million AstraZeneca vaccines obtained by South Africa, which will expire in April, will be kept until scientists give clear indications on their use. File photo: AP The 1.5 million AstraZeneca vaccines obtained by South Africa, which will expire in April, will be kept until scientists give clear indications on their use. File photo: AP
The 1.5 million AstraZeneca vaccines obtained by South Africa, which will expire in April, will be kept until scientists give clear indications on their use. File photo: AP

Coronavirus: South Africa halts AstraZeneca vaccine drive

  • South Africa data showed AstraZeneca shot had limited efficacy against country’s dominant virus variant
  • A World Health Organization panel will meet in Geneva to examine the shot

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The 1.5 million AstraZeneca vaccines obtained by South Africa, which will expire in April, will be kept until scientists give clear indications on their use. File photo: AP The 1.5 million AstraZeneca vaccines obtained by South Africa, which will expire in April, will be kept until scientists give clear indications on their use. File photo: AP
The 1.5 million AstraZeneca vaccines obtained by South Africa, which will expire in April, will be kept until scientists give clear indications on their use. File photo: AP
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