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Africa’s worst-hit COVID-19 nation, South Africa is set to roll out the second phase of its vaccination program today and hopes to vaccinate five million elderly citizens by June 30th.

The nation’s health minister, Zweli Mkhize disclosed during a virtual conference that 4.5 million does of Pfizer and 2 million doses of Johnson & Johnson are expected to help achieve that goal.

Vaccines enough to innoculate 46 million of her citizens have been ordered and 325,000 Pfizer doses were expected to arrive as of yesterday. with over 1.6 million confirmed cases, the nation seems to be doing all it can to avert another wave as despicable as the one in India.