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Reluctant to be vaccinated for COVID-19? Here are six myths you can put to rest

Reluctant to be vaccinated for COVID-19? Here are six myths you can put to rest

SOUTH Africa’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout programme, outlined by the Ministry of Health, had three phases, starting with the most vulnerable population. NEELAVENI PADAYACHEE, Senior Lecturer, Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University of the Witwatersrand VARSHA BANGALEE, Senior Lecturer, Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal Phase one included all the frontline healthcare workers. They received the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. Phase 2 vaccinated people over 60 years old and those in congregate settings. The third and final phase, now underway, covers the remaining South African population. The programme got off to a shaky start in February 2021. It encountered a number of…
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