[FROM THE ARCHIVES] Vaccination Systemic Ills
𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝗼𝗻 𝟭𝟯 𝗝𝘂𝗻𝗲 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟭.
Slow to start with jabs and sluggish to get stock, South Africa’s COVID-19 vaccination drive is lagging far behind the rest of the world and even its neighbours in the region. The last time we checked in on the vaccination drive, less than 1 percent of the population had been fully vaccinated. The needle has barely moved since. What’s gone wrong, and can it be fixed? As winter drives the nation indoors, and a third deadly wave of infections approaches, Carte Blanche investigates the drive for herd immunity.