COVID-19 in SA: Vaccine hesitancy among over 60’s

Acting Health Minister Mmaloko Kubayi-Ngubeni says it is concerning that elderly people are not coming to the party when it comes to the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. eNCA’s Heidi Giokos brings you more on this. #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The Health Ministry is concerned about the low vaccination turnout among the elderly.

Registration for over 60s launched on  17 May, with the goal to vaccinate 5.5-million people by the end of this month.

But fewer than two million senior citizens have received their first dose of the vaccine so far.

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The worry is how this may affect immunisation goals, while infections continue to surge.

Heidi Giokos shares more details in the video above.


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