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South Africa: SA’s Age-Old Factionalism Fuels Vaccine Scepticism

January 27, 2021
In Joburg’s inner city, existing political fault lines are providing fertile ground for the spread of misinformation, with vaccine scepticism taking hold. As science around the Covid-19 pandemic becomes increasingly contested in South Africa, the consistently trialled efficacy of the vaccines approved so far, to protect against the virus, is encouraging. But, as debates over