'Black Africans more likely to be willing to accept a vaccine than white people,' new survey reveals

CATEGORY: Media and COVID-19
DATE: 18 February 2021
AUTHOR: Times Live

Black South Africans who don't have matric are seemingly more willing to take the Covid-19 vaccine than white and better-educated people.

That is according to a University of Johannesburg study, whose findings were made public on Wednesday — coinciding with the first administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccines which were given to some of the country’s health-care workers and high-ranking government officials including President Cyril Ramaphosa.

The research was presented under the headline “Who wants the vaccine, who doesn’t, and why? Findings and analysis from the UJ/HSRC Covid Democracy”.

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