J&J wants govt letter of support before signing off on 20 million Covid-19 vaccines for SA - Mkhize

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Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine.
Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine.
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US drug maker Johnson&Johnson (J&J) appears to be holding a gun to South Africa's head.

It won't sign off on the 20 million Covid-19 vaccines doses for the country until they get a letter expressing support for their investment in local pharmaceutical brand Aspen.

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