After a Twitter post from the GCIS in the Eastern Cape of a rather dishy doctor getting his jab went viral, many social media users have become instant fans of the ‘doctor in frame one’.
President Ramaphosa said that he will reach out to SA’s scientific community to look into the possibility of developing vaccines in-house.
South Africa’s neighbour Zimbabwe has lengthened its lockdown while also receiving its first consignment of vaccines from China.
On Wednesday, Cyril Ramaphosa was at the front of the queue to receive one of the first COVID-19 vaccines administered in South Africa.
President Cyril Ramaphosa said he and Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize would also be receiving the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, to allay any fears that people may have
South Africa is expected to receive a total of nine million Johnson and Johnson vaccines by March, while government continues engaging other manufacturers
The South African Government has admitted defeat with its AstraZeneca vaccines, and one million doses will now be shipped back to India.