Why healthcare staff working in clinics are being turned away from vaccination sites in Eastern Cape

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Some Eastern Cape health staff are being turned away from getting a vaccine shot.
Some Eastern Cape health staff are being turned away from getting a vaccine shot.
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Eastern Cape nurses and doctors, working in clinics, are being turned away from vaccination sites because they are not on the list of healthcare workers first in line for the vaccine.

The acting head of the province's health department, Sibongile Zungu, has defended the decision. She said  health workers are not being sidelined, but rather that the government is prioritising people according to a risk assessment.

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