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Salim Abdool Karim Should Get Vaccinated First - Opinion

Salim Abdool Karim Should Get Vaccinated First

Professor Salim Abdool Karim, Chairperson of the Health Department's Ministerial Advisory Committee, pictured above, talked to eNCA's Anlie Hattingh, pictured below. And accused fake news of causing doubts about the COVID-19 vaccine, and creating problems on social media. Salim Abdool Karim, Chairperson of the Ministerial Advisory explained that people need to quit fear mongering around the vaccine. Salim was asked the basic questions about COVID-19, like if it contains, chips, or if it is caused by 5G. Salim denied these claims. However there are now much different questions being asked by the public, like if you can infect other people after getting vaccinated? Does the vaccine, make it easier for you to get HIV? How long does it provide protection from the virus? Will you still need to wear a mask? Can the manufacturers of the Vaccine be held accountable for side effects? Salim made it clear that no one will be forced to take the vaccine, people should have accurate information to make a decision. "There are generally three groups of individuals who are hesitant about taking the vaccines," Dr Abdool Karim explains."The first group just don't know enough about it, they've been told something or read something that does not convey the information accurately. It is that group which is quite small and uses social media and other platforms to promote their message," - Salim. I honestly think if Salim thinks the vaccine is so safe he should get vaccinated live on television, to ease everyone's fears. South Africa is anticipated to start the rollout of vaccines this month. See Salim's interview with eNCA below.

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Anlie Hattingh HIV Health Department Salim Salim Abdool Karim


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