A dose of facts: your questions about the Covid vaccine answered

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A dose of facts: your questions about the Covid vaccine answered

After months of research and a year of waiting, the reality of a Covid-19 vaccine has finally dawned

Sanet Oberholzer

After months of research and a year of waiting, the reality of a Covid-19 vaccine has finally dawned. SA has secured 20 million doses that it expects to be delivered in the first half of the year, and is preparing to start rolling out the first Covid-19 vaccines this month.  

As the possibility of getting a jab is becoming a reality for some, this raises a few questions around how the vaccine will work and what to expect. In search of clarity, we spoke to a team of researchers at 1DaySooner, an international nonprofit organisation that advocates on behalf of Covid-19 trial volunteers.

Q: Will the vaccines that have been prepared and are being rolled out be effective against the new strains of Covid-19?..

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