Zimbabwe: Health experts warn of COVID-19 vaccine delays

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    Health experts in Zimbabwe are warning it could take six months before a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available there because of logistical and ecomomic challenges.

    That is despite the country’s capacity to carry out vaccination programmes.

    Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports from Harare.

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