Covid-19: Johnson & Johnson vaccine to arrive in Africa in September

Up to 400 million doses of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid vaccine will be delivered to African Union countries. This was announced on Monday 29 March by the American pharmaceutical giant. The delivery of these vaccines by Johnson & Johnson should begin in September. The virus has killed more than 120,000 people on the continent and infected nearly 4.2 million people
Up to 400 million doses of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid vaccine will be delivered to African Union countries. This was announced on Monday 29 March by the American pharmaceutical giant. The delivery of these vaccines by Johnson & Johnson should begin in September. The virus has killed more than 120,000 people on the continent and infected nearly 4.2 million people.
Another advantage of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is that it can be stored at refrigerator rather than freezer temperatures, which will facilitate its distribution.
The U.S. giant has entered into an agreement with the South African pharmaceutical group Aspen to produce and distribute the vaccine on the continent.
South Africa has already started its vaccination campaign with the same vaccine more than a month ago.

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