Prof Nhlanhla Mbatha,Director Of The Insitute Of Social And Economic Research At Rhodesuniveristy

1. Government plans to vaccinate about 1.5 million people out of the original 10% (5.5 million) of the population(55 million) – which it estimated as needing vaccination the most
2. The prices for the vaccines are different
a. Pfizer and Mordena are the most expensive @ R280 per dose AND R560 per patient (includes administrative costs)
b. WHO discount (USD 10) of pfyzer is at R160 per dose and R280 per patient
c. Russian (Sputnik) is R210 per patient
d. Indian R76 per patient