Sydney Majoko
3 minute read
7 Dec 2021
4:55 am

SA should make vaccines mandatory

Sydney Majoko

The one activity that has been scientifically shown to give protection against the existing strains of the virus is left to people to decide.

Over seven million vaccines have been administered in gauteng.

South Africans have been under some form of lockdown for over 600 days. That’s over twenty months of the country being told when it is legal to be outside their homes and when it is not. The lockdown has all but destroyed the economy and just this past week it was confirmed that unemployment figures are at their highest figure ever: 46.6% (when discouraged people who have stopped looking for employment are included). The price of petrol is also at an all-time high, meaning that even the employable population is feeling the brunt of the pandemic. Ending the lockdown will...