The South African government has roped in religious leaders to help communicate facts around the Covid-19 pandemic on the same day two church leaders were arrested for contravention of lockdown regulations. Times Live reports that, speaking about the government’s vaccine rollout strategy, Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize said religious leaders are one of the groupings the health department will call upon to educate communities about immunisation against the deadly coronavirus, while Ramaphosa said “we all have a huge responsibility to work together to communicate facts about vaccines and encourage good practices to ensure we overcome this devastating pandemic”.
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