Phase 2B! But when will the vaccines arrive?

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The second day of vaccination for the elderly at Munsieville Care for the Aged in Krugersdorp, Gauteng. Photo: GCIS/Twitter
The second day of vaccination for the elderly at Munsieville Care for the Aged in Krugersdorp, Gauteng. Photo: GCIS/Twitter

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Despite uncertainty about exactly when the next batch of Covid-19 vaccines will arrive in South Africa, the health department has already announced plans to vaccinate police officers, prison guards, soldiers, mine workers and taxi drivers next month.

The department announced on Friday that first the SA Police Service and then the SA National Defence Force members would be vaccinated as part of its campaign to get government officials “in the front line” vaccinated.

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