COVID-19 in SA | Denosa concerned for health workers

FILE: Data from many countries and regions show that healthcare workers have been infected at a far higher rate than the general population. AFP/Adek Berry

JOHANNESBURG - The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa is concerned about the increase in COVID-19 infections nationally.

All nine provinces in the country are now in the grips of the COVID-19 fourth wave.

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It's questioning if the jabs are providing enough protection for health workers.

"There is a particular concern that at this stage we have people that have been vaccinated using the Jonson & Johnson vaccine and it has been said that it is not effective so it is a worrisome point for us, said Denona's Bongani Mazibuko.

South Africa has recorded more than 26,000 new COVID-19 cases.


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