Mkhize favours J&J vaccine but won’t condemn AstraZeneca

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Mkhize favours J&J vaccine but won’t condemn AstraZeneca

He says his department has increased the original J&J vaccine order and has asked them to expedite the delivery

ANDISIWE MAKINANA

The first batch of Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines will arrive in SA next week after the government asked for a bigger batch and an expedited delivery.

While health minister Zweli Mkhize could not confirm the date of the vaccines’ arrival, he assured MPs that vaccination against Covid-19 will start next week.

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s cabinet will confirm the exact date, he said...

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