Mauritius To Acquire One Million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccines

Date: 29-11-2020 9:51 am (1 month ago) | Author: Mister Jay Wonder
- at 29-11-2020 09:51 AM (1 month ago)
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Mauritius is discussing with the Indian government for the acquisition of one million additional doses of the anti-COVID vaccines as soon as they are available for administration to its 1.3 million population, official sources announced in Port-Louis.

Dr Zouberr Joomaye, spokesperson of the National Communication Committee (NCC) on COVID-19, said that following an agreement with the World Health Organisation (WHO), Mauritius will obtain 240,000 doses of the vaccines “which will cater only for about 20% of the population”.

“Hence, the need for the purchase of additional vaccines from India which is among the largest manufacturer of anti-COVID vaccines”, he said, adding that a priority list will be worked out for the vaccination of frontliners, vulnerable and elderly persons.

Regarding the number of COVID-19 cases in the island, Dr Joomaye indicated that no new local case has been detected since 12 November, 2020.

Posted: at 29-11-2020 09:51 AM (1 month ago) | Addicted Hero
- gogoman at 29-11-2020 11:48 AM (1 month ago)
while naija still dey sleep
Posted: at 29-11-2020 11:48 AM (1 month ago) | Addicted Hero
- tornadosboy at 29-11-2020 03:43 PM (1 month ago)
i hope this vaccine actually works
Posted: at 29-11-2020 03:43 PM (1 month ago) | Newbie


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