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Health experts are calling on the government to fast track the Covid-19 vaccination drive to save lives.

While other countries have started vaccinating their populations against Covid-19, it is still unclear when South Africa will receive their first doses.

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the country has so far secured 20 million doses that are expected to be delivered in the first half of 2021. Through a deal with the Serum Institute of India, it is expected that 1.5 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine should be delivered by February for healthcare workers.

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