Zimbabwe plans to buy 1million COVID vaccines each month

According to Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube, Zimbabwe aims to purchase one million Covid-19 vaccines per month in the second quarter.

“Our target is that every month, end of April, end of May, end of June, a million doses will be arriving and these will be fully paid for,” Ncube said in an interview with the state-owned Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation.

The country’s Health Ministry reveals that he country spent $12 million in March on 1.2 million Sinovac vaccines.

According to Bloomberg, Zimbabwe has granted emergency approval to four vaccines, SinoPharm, Sinovac, Covaxin, and Sputnik-V, and expects to spend $100 million inoculating at least two-thirds of the adult population.

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