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Kenya to Pay Sh770 for Every Covid-19 Vaccine Dose

Kenya has secured Sh43 billion for the procurement of Covid-19 vaccines at Sh770 per dose.

Health Chief Administrative Secretary Mercy Mwangangi said the country has raised Sh19."The payment will apply to whatever Covid-19 vaccine we get," Dr Mwangangi said in Nairobi yesterday.Dr Mwangangi said the country would use at least two mechanisms to secure the vaccines."We are also looking at financing logistics and the implementation of the drive; how we're going to move the drugs across the country and ensure any adverse effects are identified and dealt with," Dr Mwangangi said.

p Kenya has secured Sh43 billion for the procurement of Covid-19 vaccines at Sh770 per dose.Gavi -- formerly the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation -- will supply Covid-19 vaccines to 92 developing countries, including Kenya, through Covax.

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