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‘There is no microchip in vaccine and it won’t alter your DNA’

Many South Africans are anti-immunisation, leading a top virologist to try to allay fears and debunk myths

Zimasa Matiwane

As government prepares to roll out Covid-19 vaccines, South Africans have, in recent weeks, expressed reluctance and concerns about being immunised.

Some mistrust vaccines and their efficacy in fighting the deadly virus.

Enter Dr Nokukhanya Msomi, head of virology in the School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) and the National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS). ..

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