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29 January 2021

HSRC Survey shows potential acceptance of a COVID-19 vaccine in South Africa

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Authors, Narnia Bohler-Muller, divisional executive and Benjamin Roberts a research director in the developmental, capable and ethical state (DCES) research division at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), Kate Alexander, South African research chair in social change and Carin Runciman, director of the Centre for Social Change, both at the University of Johannesburg, and Ngqapheli Mchunu, a PhD researcher in the DCES research division, HSRC write:

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to inflict appreciable burdens of morbidity and mortality in South Africa, while also causing extreme social and economic disruption. In response, ensuring an effective large-scale and equitable rollout of a COVID-19 vaccine(s) has become a pressing issue.

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