Africa Signs Historic Agreement with Johnson & Johnson for 400 Million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines

Africa Signs Historic Agreement with Johnson & Johnson for 400 Million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines

29 March 2021 — In a historic COVID-19 vaccine procurement Agreement signed on 28 March 2021, all African Union Member States, through the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) set up in November 2020 under the African Union chairmanship of H.E President Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa, will have access to 220 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson single-shot COVID-19 vaccine, with the potential to order an additional 180 million doses. More …