Business Day reports that South Africa is set to pay a massive premium on the Covid-19 vaccine-doses it secured directly from the Serum Institute of India. The health department confirmed to Business Day that the government has agreed to pay the Institute US$5,25 (about R78) a dose, which is more than twice the price the EU negotiated directly with Astra-Zeneca in 2020. - Smile 90.4FM

Business Day reports that South Africa is set to pay a massive premium on the Covid-19 vaccine-doses it secured directly from the Serum Institute of India. The health department confirmed to Business Day that the government has agreed to pay the Institute US$5,25 (about R78) a dose, which is more than twice the price the EU negotiated directly with Astra-Zeneca in 2020.