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Covifor Redemsivir is not a COVID-19 vaccine being tested in Africa

Covifor is a medication. It is manufactured by the Indian pharmaceutical company Hetero Drugs. The drug is being used to treat patients diagnosed with COVID-19 in several countries. It needs to be administered intravenously in a hospital, critical care setting, under the supervision of a registered medical practitioner.

COVID-19 vaccines currently approved in Seychelles are Moderna and Sinopharm vaccines.

Read more: The Observer