“Not realistic”: SA’s vaccination plan surprises before launch | News 24
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- As the first shipment of vaccines appears to be arriving in South Africa, the government faces criticism.
- The first batch of vaccines is expected to arrive this month.
- Critics say the government lacks a coherent plan.
South Africa has begun outlining its Covid-19 inoculation plans, even though it has yet to receive a single dose of vaccine, as it faces criticism for unrealistic targets and a lack of clarity.
The continent’s worst-hit country has high hopes for vaccines as authorities grapple with an unprecedented surge in cases caused by a new variant of the virus.
The government aims to vaccinate two-thirds of its population, around 40 million out of nearly 60 million …