Sydney Majoko
3 minute read
15 Jun 2021
5:45 am

Covid-19 vaccines: Where is the plan?

Sydney Majoko

The biggest lesson coming from the US is that even if the head of government is not doing the right thing, the rest of government must get on with the business of governing.

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize. Picture: Gallo Images

At the height of the pandemic in 2020, the United States still had a president who could be considered a Covid-19 denialist. The country replaced China as the global epicentre of Covid and, to date, has lost almost 600 000 people to the pandemic. When Joe Biden took over as president six months ago, he hit the ground running and declared that his goal is to have all Americans vaccinated by 4 July, their Independence Day. ALSO READ: Nasrec gone, bed space low, as third wave washes over Gauteng hospitals They might not reach that target and a new virus...