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Malawi: Malawi Expands Eligibility for Covid Vaccine As Doses Shut to Expiration

Malawi: Malawi Expands Eligibility for Covid Vaccine As Doses Shut to Expiration

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Blantyre — Malawi's Ministry of Effectively being expanded eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to all Malawians 18 and older. The likelihood became triggered by the upcoming expiration date for roughly 40,000 doses the nation acquired from the African Union. Malawi's executive has to date acquired 512,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, which it's miles administering to the public. The first batch of 360,000 doses came in early March below the COVAX program. A few weeks later, Malawi acquired different allotments of 50,000 doses from India and 102,000 doses from the African Union. Joshua Malango, the spokesperson for Malawi's Ministry of Effectively being, acknowledged 40,000 of the African Union doses expire Tuesday, while the more than just a few vaccine expires in July. He believe...