An elderly patient receives a dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine in Johannesburg, South Africa. File photo: AP
An elderly patient receives a dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine in Johannesburg, South Africa. File photo: AP

South Africa approves trial for oral coronavirus vaccine

  • Oramed Pharmaceuticals’ subsidiary Oravax gets permission to start enrolling patients in Phase 1 of tests
  • The company’s CEO said the oral form would ‘potentially enable people to administer the vaccine themselves at home’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An elderly patient receives a dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine in Johannesburg, South Africa. File photo: AP
An elderly patient receives a dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine in Johannesburg, South Africa. File photo: AP
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