67% of South Africans are willing to take the Covid-19 vaccine when it becomes available, according to a survey by the SA Human Sciences Research Council and the University of Johannesburg, after interviewing 10 000 representative participants. Nearly a third of adults not being willing to take the vaccine is a pretty big number. Worries include concerns about side-effects, and uncertainty about the safety of the vaccine. But as we wrote on our site this week after doing the research, the vaccine really is safe and there are no long term side effects.
This brief was originally published in The Wrap here.
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