Tags : covid-19 vaccine

HEALTH RIGHTS ACTIVIST CALLS FOR GOVT TO ENGAGE IN MASS

By Kenson McCloud  One of the country’s health rights activists has said lack of information on the new Johnson and Johnson vaccine is likely to affect uptake.  Monday’s observations from different centres where the vaccine is being administered showed low turn up as compared to AstraZeneca immunization campaign in July. In an interview with Timveni, […]Read More

CHAKWERA DEFENDS MW’S DEFIANCE TO WHO’S ADVICE ON EXPIRED VACCINE

By Kenson McCloud President Lazarus Chakwera has defended the decision to go against advice from the World Health Organisation not to destroy Covid-19 vaccines that have expired.   In April, government destroyed 16 Thousand doses of AstraZeneca vaccines that had expired. Chakwera told CNN on Thursday that he did not want people to think that […]Read More

MISCONCEPTIONS AFFECT VACCINATION EXCERCISE IN CHIRADZULO

By Richard Tiyesi  Chiradzulu District Health Office has registered a decline in number of people taking Covid-19 vaccine, authorities attribute this to misconceptions surrounding the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine. The hospitals spokesperson Dalitso Gulani has confirmed the development in an interview with Timveni News Desk. Gulani said, "The district has over 5 thousand doses available to […]Read More

DEDZA REGISTERS LOW COVID VACCINE TURN UP

By Pemphero Malimba  Officials in Dedza district have expressed concern following poor showing in numbers of people coming forward to get the Covid-19 vaccine.   The district received 15,500 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine but as of Monday this week; only 1820people have received the jab. Dedza district Environmental Health Officer Rudolf Zinkanda Banda has told Timveni […]Read More