R250m available for Covid-19 vaccine 'no-fault compensation' fund - Mkhize

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Health Minister Zweli Mkhize
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize
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South Africa's Covid-19 vaccine no-fault compensation fund will have R250 million at its disposal to compensate citizens for vaccine-related injuries in its first year.

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said the figure was based on an estimated caseload of between 800 and 2 000 successful claims.

It also includes the provision for administrative costs.

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