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Namibia bans use of Sputnik jabs after HIV scare in South Africa

Naveenbharat | 24/10/2021 07:09 PM | Click to read full article

Namibia bans use of Sputnik jabs after HIV scare in South Africa Neighboring South Africa said earlier this week that it would not approve Sputnik V because of concerns it could increase the risk of HIV infection in men, claims the vaccine’s developer is unfounded.

Namibia’s health ministry said the use of the shots was suspended until the formula was listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization.