Namibia to destroy more than 300,000 expired COVID-19 vaccine doses due to slow uptake

  • World
  • Tuesday, 17 May 2022

WINDHOEK, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Namibia's Ministry of Health and Social Services Executive Director Ben Nangombe said Monday the country is to destroy more than 300,000 expired COVID-19 vaccine doses worth 1.6 million U.S. dollars.

According to Nangombe, an additional 42,000 doses of the Astrazeneca vaccine are also due to expire within a few weeks.

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