[LISTEN] "I'll take the COVID-19 vaccine, but only if it's free!"


15 days ago

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Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine is 90% effective, according to data from its Phase-3 clinical trial involving 43 538 participants. The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends that successful vaccines should show a disease risk reduction of at least 50%.

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With the coronavirus having claimed the lives of 1.2 million people globally, physician-scientist Prof Linda-Gail Bekker whether a vaccine being developed by two pharma giants will be the silver bullet that ends the pandemic.

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With this making the news, the 947 Breakfast Club asked Joburgers if they would take the vaccine or not?

No. I've read a lot of things about vaccines and they usually take years/decades and this seems a little soon.

Frankie, 947 Breakfast Club

I'll take the vaccine but only if it's free. This is a global pandemic, so if everyone has to pay for the vaccine, what about those people who can't afford to pay for it?

Quintin, 947 Breakfast Club caller

I'm not taking the vaccine.

Lerato, 947 Breakfast Club caller

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