Healthcare Workers Will Not Be “Guinea Pigs” Of The Vaccine, Says Western Cape Health Department | News 24
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- Healthcare workers are expected to be the first to get vaccinated against Covid-19, but they will not be “guinea pigs” for the new initiative.
- Western Cape Prime Minister Alan Winde said that if that meant that people would trust the vaccine more, he would be the first to get the vaccine.
- The province aims for the vaccine to be ready in early February.
Healthcare workers may be offered a Covid-19 vaccine first, but they will not be “guinea pigs” for the new initiative, the Western Cape health department said Wednesday.