‘Limited efficacy’ | South Africa suspends AstraZeneca vaccine rollout

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    #SouthAfrica is putting on hold the rollout of the Oxford/#AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, after disappointing study results suggested the jab offers significantly less protection against the locally prevalent variant of #Covid19.

    “The AstraZeneca vaccine appeared effective against the original strain, but not against the [B.1.351 South African] variant,” Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said during an online briefing on Sunday.

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