SA fails to pay deposit to Covax programme to secure Covid-19 vaccine
The Solidarity Fund will make the payment as soon as it gets the go ahead from the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisations (Gavi)
SA, the country hardest hit in Africa by Covid-19, missed a December 15 deadline to make a deposit to secure vaccines to fight the pathogen, and has not arranged a guarantee to make the full payment.
The payment to the Covax programme will be made in coming days, according to Tandi Nzimande, the CEO of the Solidarity Fund, a philanthropic organisation backed by some of SA’s richest people and biggest companies. ..
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