The Rise of the Variants: 10 year old comic book artist creates sequel to vaccine comic

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The Rise of the Variants: A quick comic by Namzi
The Rise of the Variants: A quick comic by Namzi

Following her first Coronavirus comic,"The Ultimate Battle", an amusingly informative comic about vaccines and how they work, 10-year-old Namitha (Namzi) Koshy has once again written a whimsical and educational comic.

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Namzi has titled her sequel comic "The Rise of the Variants" as it explains Coronavirus variants and still highlights the importance of the vaccine in helping save lives.

Influenced by her mother, Nisha Jacob, who is a public health physician at the University of Cape Town, Namzi uses colour and comedy to create an informative comic about the different variants.

"In this time of vaccine misinformation, disinformation and hesitancy, I believe it is helpful to communicate scientifically accurate messages about the vaccine using different tools such as art," says Nisha Jacob. 

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Namzi and her mother, Nisha Jacobs.

Read "The Rise of the Variants" below:

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The Rise of the Variants: A quick comic by Namzi
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Read both of Namzi's comics here.

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