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Resident Doctors Association of Zambia elated with Covid-19 vaccine allocation

Written by on January 25, 2021

The Resident Doctors Association of Zambia is elated with the allocation of 8.7 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Zambia by the African Union.


The vaccine from Pfizer, Johnson and Johnson and AstraZeneca has been allocated under the COVID-19 African Vaccine Acquisition Task Team, a platform which has been created to ensure that up to 60% of Africa’s population is vaccinated against the Coronavirus by December this year.


Association President Dr. Isaac Sakala says 8.7 million doses is a significant number and that it has come at the right time when the nation is grappling with high numbers of COVID-19 cases and deaths.


Dr Sakala has urged the Ministry of Health and the media to ensure that the nation is adequately informed about the COVID-19 vaccines to dispel myths about them.


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