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South Africa concludes sale of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines, health ministry says

South Africa concludes sale of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines, health ministry says

21/3/2021 6:45:00 PM

South Africa concludes sale of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines, health ministry says

South Africa has concluded the sale of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines it had acquired but did not use to other African Union member states, the ...

WorldFILE PHOTO: A vial of the AstraZeneca coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine is seen, as vaccinations resume after a brief pause in their use over concern for possible connection to blood clots, in Turin, Italy, March 19, 2021. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca

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21 Mar 2021 11:23PMShare this contentBookmarkJOHANNESBURG: South Africa has concluded the sale of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines it had acquired but did not use to other African Union member states, the health ministry said on Sunday (Mar 21).The country in February decided not to use the AstraZeneca shot after data showed it gave minimal protection against mild-to-moderate infection caused by the country's dominant coronavirus variant.

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Not desirable to move ministers after less than a year, but situation ‘can’t be helped’: PM Lee

SINGAPORE — It is not desirable to give Cabinet ministers short stints in their portfolios owing to the disruption it can cause, but such moves are sometimes necessary, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Friday (April 23).

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