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30 May 2022

Covid-19: Vaccine hesitancy on the decline; Gauteng reaches 10 million vaccine target

Zululand Observer

This week in Covid-19 related news, a survey has shown that there was a slight decline in hesitancy among people to get vaccinated, while Gauteng has reached an important milestone in its vaccination drive, remaining the leading province when it comes to vaccinations.

Studies have shown that less people are hesitant to get vaccinated in November 2021 than in July of the same year. While this is good news, other research have revealed that school children have lost a year’s worth of learning in the pandemic. Here is a round-up of Covid-19 related news that made headlines this week.

A recent survey by the University of Johannesburg (UJ) and Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) has shown that there was a slight decline in vaccine hesitancy from 28% in July 2021 to 25% in November 2021.

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