South Africa launches coronavirus vaccination drive

#SouthAfrica launched its #Covid inoculation drive on Wednesday using Johnson & Johnson vaccines, after a delayed start caused by concerns about the ability of the Oxford-#AstraZeneca formula to shield against a widespread variant of the #virus. A nurse was the first to be immunised at a hospital in Khayelitsha township in Cape Town, just hours after the first batch of 80,000 doses landed in the country late Tuesday. FRANCE 24’s Sam Bradpiece reports from Cape Town.

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