South Sudan Halts Use of Doses of Covid-19 AstraZeneca Jab

South Sudan health officials have stopped administering 60,000 doses of the COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine that are past the expiration date but which still has a shelf life of at least six months, according to the AstraZeneca pharmaceutical firm and the World Health Organization. The doses, which were donated by the mobile telecommunications network MTN and the African Union, arrived in Juba about three weeks ago. AstraZeneca says its product can be stored, transported and handled at normal refrigerated conditions for at least six months, a shelf life confirmed by the World Health Organization. South Sudan have 4,440,393 reported covid-19 cases with 3.953,994 recoveries and 114 deaths.

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