Fake news hurting vaccination roll-out: Nzimande
DATE: 1 March 2021
AUTHOR: Rising Sun
Speaking during a virtual conference aimed at dispelling myths about vaccines and coronavirus variants earlier this week, Nzimande said the discussion underscores the urgency with which the government responds to the pandemic.
A Professor at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), Priscilla Reddy, said the pandemic has had a profound social impact on all South Africans and people across the globe. “If the myths are not dealt with, we will find that vaccination coverage will fall short of the 67% that is targeted, and the virus will be widely transmitted as we move forward.