Ukukhishwa komuthi wokugoma eNingizimu Afrika kuzoqhubeka ngoLwesithathu

Arthur Greene

Ukukhishwa komuthi wokugoma i-Johnson & Johnson we-Covid-19 kuzoqala kabusha ngoLwesithathu, kumemezele uMnyango wezeMpilo, ngemuva kokuthi kumiswe ekuqaleni kwenyanga.

Abacwaningi bazophinda baqale ukukhishwa kwemithi yokugoma ngohlelo lweSisonke, ucwaningo oseluphethe ngokunikeza ama-jabs angaphezu kwayizi-290,000 kubasebenzi bezokunakekelwa kwezempilo kuleli.

Umuthi wokugoma wamiswa mhla ziyi-16 kuMbasa ngokwesincomo sezilawuli zase-US ngenxa yezimo ezingavamile ngokweqile zamahlule egazi.

NgoLwesihlanu, laba balawuli banikeze umuthi wokugoma i-J & J ilambu eliluhlaza, kanti abalawuli baseYurophu nabo bathe izinzuzo zomuthi wokugoma zidlula ubungozi bayo.

Esitatimendeni esikhishwe ngoMsombuluko, uNgqongqoshe wezeMpilo uZweli Mkhize uthe, “Kungcono kakhulu ukuba nalo muthi wokuvikela kunokugwema ukuwuthatha ngenxa yokwesaba ukuthola ihlule legazi.”

Lezi zizoba yizindaba ezamukelekile kuhulumeni, ofake i-oda yemithamo eyizigidi ezingama-31 yomuthi wokugomela i-J & J, nenqwaba yokuqala yezentengiselwano yemithamo eyizigidi eziyi-1.1 ezothunyelwa ezinsukwini ezizayo.

Uhulumeni uphinde wavikela imithamo eyizigidi ezingama-30 yomuthi wokugoma i-Pfizer futhi ulindele ukuthi imithamo yokuqala eyizi-650,000 izofika ngenyanga ezayo, ukulungiselela isigaba sesibili sezwe sohlelo lwalo lokugoma.

Kusukela mhla ziyi-17 kuNhlaba, abasebenzi ababalulekile, izaguga kanye nabantu abadala abane-comorbidities bazoqala ukuthola umuthi wokugoma.

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