SA should soon have a firm date for the start of Covid-19 vaccine deliveries as it continues to assess a range of options, including those developed in China and India and which are being trialed in the country.

Speaking during a panel discussion on SABC’s Morning Live, Dr Anban Pillay, the deputy director-general in the department of health, said the Covax scheme, which is run under the auspices of the World Health Organisation (WHO), will provide a firm date in January as to when the first shipments of vaccine are expected to arrive — after March...

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