Concern as fewer men opt to get Covid-19 jab

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The Department of Health has raised concerns that fewer men are coming forward to get the Covid-19 vaccine.

The deputy minister of Health, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, said that they are seeing less men coming forward for their vaccine than women. The number of men coming forward for their vaccine is six percent down compared to women.

“Women are a health seeking group, they go for checkups unlike men and we appeal for men to do the same,” said Dhlomo.

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