Study reveals that older people likely to be vaccinated than younger ones

CATEGORY: Media and COVID-19
DATE: 23 August 2021

Acceptance of vaccines is increasing in South Africa but challenges remain, including younger people being less likely to be accepting of vaccines than older people, a University of Johannesburg (UJ) and Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) survey shows.

Vaccine hesitancy has been at the forefront of the debate this week after the national Department of Health conceded that its Covid-19 vaccination drive has lost momentum due to vaccine hesitancy.

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