India’s COVID-19 vaccine supply jumps, raising export hopes

30 August 2021, 8:41 AM
India's rising output of COVID-19 vaccines and the inoculation of more than half its adult population with at least one dose are raising hopes the country will return as an exporter within months, ramping up from early next year.
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Hugo Broos names the Bafana Bafana team for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers 19 August 2021, 8:00 PM

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