Coronavirus: Thousands of doses of AstraZeneca vaccine have been burned in Malawi


  • Roda Udihombo
  • BBC – Lilongwe

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Health officials in Malawi say this measure will increase people’s confidence in the vaccine

Health authorities burned in Malawi 19,610 An expired dose of the AstraZeneca Coronavirus vaccine, pledging that it will assure citizens that the vaccines they receive are safe.

Malawi is the first African country to take such action publicly.

The World Health Organization had recommended that countries of the world not to do without expired doses of vaccines, but it changed its recommendations after that.

Demand for anti-epidemic vaccines is still weak in Malawi, but health workers in the country hope that the elimination of expired vaccines will increase people’s confidence in the immunization process.

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