Mpumelelo Mkhabela | Why I think it is time for the govt to make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory

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The author argues that government should make the Covid-19 vaccine should be mandatory. (Photo by Gallo Images/ER Lombard)
The author argues that government should make the Covid-19 vaccine should be mandatory. (Photo by Gallo Images/ER Lombard)

The government's current Covid-19 vaccine policy makes death itself a matter of individual choice rather than prioritising the prevention of loss of life that it is constitutionally bound to give effect to, argues Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

"Nobody will be forced to take this vaccine," said President Cyril Ramaphosa during one of his Covid-19 evening speeches to the nation. 

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