Second Covid-19 vaccine dose in June, ministry says

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe briefs the media at Afya House in Nairobi on April 2, 2021, on Covid-19 vaccinations.

Photo credit: Francis Nderitu | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The vaccine has been in high demand in recent days, with members of the public worried about receiving the second dose as scheduled, due to supply delays..

The Ministry of Health has revised the duration between the administration of the first and second doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine from eight to 12 weeks. 

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