The Ministry of Health and Social Services is running a programme called the Expanded Programme of Immunisation, under which the Covid-19 vaccine inoculation will be executed locally. Dr Kalumbi Shangula told Future Media News that the programme includes a costed vaccine introduction plan, which was approved by Cabinet. Shangula said the Covax vaccine will be for 20% of the population. Dr Shangula said they are entering into bilateral arrangements to attain further doses of the vaccine. Health workers and the vulnerable population has already been identified.