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Zambia to introduce COVID-19 booster jabs next week

Zambia to introduce COVID-19 booster jabs next week

ZAMBIA will introduce COVID-19 booster vaccines as it battles the respiratory disease which has infected over 200,000 people and killed more than 3,000, Health Minister Sylvia Masebo said on Thursday. The southern African nation also plans to start vaccinating children aged 12-17, who until now have not been eligible for the COVID-19 jab, Masebo said at a media briefing. "Zambia will begin to administer the booster vaccines for COVID-19 commencing on 27th December 2021," Masebo said. Masebo said primary vaccination, currently below 15% of the eligible population, would however remain a priority as Zambia seeks to raise its coverage to…
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