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South Africa mulls tax hike to fund Covid-19 vaccination drive

by on January 18, 2021 0
South Africa’s National Treasury is considering raising taxes as one of several possible mechanisms to fund the vaccination drive against Covid-19. At this point South Africa is due to get 9 million doses from Johnson & Johnson, 1.5 million shots of the AstraZeneca vaccine, 12 million through Covax, and 12.25 million from the African... Read More

Why Nigeria can’t produce Covid-19 Vaccine locally now~NPHCDA boss

by on January 12, 2021 0
Infrastructural neglect over the decades and the inability of the country to upgrade its Yaba Laboratory are major hindrances to the production of the Coronavirus vaccines locally. According to the Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) Faisal Shuaib, Nigeria used to produce Yellow Fever vacinnes locally in the past.... Read More