How rollout has been planned

Isaac Mahlangu Senior reporter

As SA receives the first batch of Covid-19 vaccines today, the Department of Health said the first phase will aim to vaccinate all of the country’s front-line healthcare workers across the spectrum – from surgeons to cleaners.

They will be treated in the most part with the COVISHIELD vaccine, which was developed by AstraZeneca and uses viral vector technology to build immunity, the department said...

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