WATCH | Another hurdle for SA's vaccine rollout

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has been dealt a significant blow to its vaccination drive following the suspected Johnson & Johnson vaccine contamination in the United States.

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The company has been ordered to destroy millions of doses - including the 2 million already in SA.

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However, pharmaceutical company Aspen says in the coming week, it's hoping to release Johnson & Johnson vaccines not impacted by the contamination and that it will deliver substantial quantities to replace the lost stock, to ensure the vaccine initiative is maintained.

eNCA's Barry Bateman has the details in the video above.


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