DRC’S North Kivu To Start Covid Vaccinations

Congo launched its COVID-19 vaccination campaign on Monday after a more than one-month delay because of concerns about the AstraZeneca vaccine’s safety.

The 60,000 vaccine doses arrived in Goma, capital of North Kivu province on a cargo plane from Kinshasa.

North Kivu has recorded the highest number of coronavirus infections after the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital.

Eugène Nzanzu, the provincial health minister says covid is endemic, and they will live with covid-19. So to protect themselves, they have the vaccine which is one of the means of protection .

He added that It is therefore important to receive it and to follow the instructions that comes from the authorities and not to follow everything that is said on social media because it is a vaccine that is administered elsewhere and they have been administering it in Kinshasa since Monday.

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