Calling the (behavioural) shots over vaccines
It will take 67% of the population to be vaccinated to reach herd immunity; here is how those still reluctant can be persuaded to join in
And so it will soon begin: mass vaccination. Let us fast-forward a few months and assume tens of millions of Covid-19 vaccines have arrived in SA. By this stage, too, we’ve all been allocated our rollout phase based on age, occupation and health status.
The big tasks of adequate supply, appropriate storage and streamlined distribution aside, there is still one piece of the vaccination puzzle that needs to be solved — and quickly. We need to convince the majority of the SA population, about 40-million people, to get it...
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