Hilton Klein, a former SANDF official, Anton Arendse, a former civil servant, and former defence secretary Dr Sam Gulube were the driving force behind getting Chinese-made vaccines approved in South Africa.

Two former military men, including former defence secretary Dr Sam Gulube, were the driving force behind getting approval for the Chinese-made Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine in South Africa.
In recent weeks, two names have become synonymous with Sinovac’s approval by the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (Sahpra) – Numolux and Curanto Pharma.
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