- Khaya Dlanga has revealed that he is 100% behind the Covid-19 vaccine and plans to take it when it is available
- He shared this on social media which reignited the debate surrounding the vaccine
- Social media users took to Twitter to react with his post, some saying they would also take the vaccine while other warning against it
Khaya Dlanga has let Mzansi know his position on the Covid-19 vaccine, he has said that when he gets the chance he will take the vaccine.
There has been a significant amount of people in South Afirca who arAfricae sceptical of the vaccine for various reasons, ranging from conspiracy theories to concerns over safety.
Dlanga did not send any mixed messages over what he thought about the vaccine with his post:
"I will definitely be taking the vaccine when it becomes available."
Social media users reacted to his post, revealing what they thought about the vaccine:
"Mna have lots of stamps on my arms and I have no reason to reject another stamp( the covid vaccine)."
"Same, & I told everyone who lives with me here at home they'll also be taking it."
"After suffering from covid the past few days. I'll be first in line to take it. I never want to go through this fresh hell again."
"You'll suffer long term side effects but go...look at the people who were first in line for the polio vaccines, they contracted HIV...do your research...these vaccines aren't as safe...but go risk sistaz"
"You are on the payroll, they think you have too much influence, you will only influence your Family members and those who you are close to."
"The same way I took vaccine for Polio, Yellow Fever, Measles etc, I will also do it. Same people who are taking vaccines for Malaria don’t want this particular vaccine because it was discovered during their lifetime but happy to take vaccines they know nothing about its illness."
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that President Cyril Ramaphosa spoke about the rolling out of the Covid-19 vaccine in phases during the Nation's Address on Monday evening. South Africans are now discussing their stance on the vaccine online.
Many SAns are not keen on being vaccinated, stating that the production of the Covid-19 vaccine was "too fast" and that they, therefore, cannot trust it. South Africans are suggesting that the vaccine be "trialled" by government officials before being used on the general public.
#VaccineForSouthAfrica is trending once again on Twitter as tweeps discuss whether or not they want to receive the dose.
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