Doctors encouraged with the overwhelming respond by members of the public towards covid19 jab
Written by MillenniumEditor2 on July 10, 2021
The Resident Doctors Association of Zambia has observed that the overwhelming response of people wanting to get vaccinated is very encouraging to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hundreds of Lusaka residents yesterday turned up to receive their first jab of the AstraZeneca covid19 vaccine following the resumption of the exercises.
Association president Brian Sampa says the increase in numbers of people showing interest to get vaccinated against covid19 is a clear indication that the measures government is putting in place to sensitise the public are yielding positive results.
Dr Sampa however says that there is need for government to expedite the process of ensuing that Zambia receives more vaccines so that at least over 50% of the population can be vaccinated.