The Western Health Department is going to embark on a mass social mobilisation for the Covid-19 vaccine.
The province is preparing for the roll out as the first batch of AstraZeneca which is expected to arrive in the country later this month.
The Provincial head of department Doctor Keith Cloete says they
want to build vaccine confidence as well as address medical, religious and cultural concerns.
He says only scientists can determine if the vaccine is effective.
Cloete says, "The only people that can pronounce on that is the scientists in our country and there is a group of scientists currently looking at this and they will tell us the effectiveness of the current vaccine against the new variant that we have and we expecting that pronouncement very soon.""https://scontent-jnb1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/138962956_3878168558902166_6015909735574678799_n.jpg?_nc_cat=109&ccb=2&_nc_sid=8024bb&_nc_ohc=T4yXetwuXQ4AX_3kRfH&_nc_ht=scontent-jnb1-1.xx&oh=9f8d18d31ceb32adbba68903b41e3d4a&oe=6024BFB7"
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