Bad News To Kenyans As MOH Reveals New Details Concerning Covid-19 Jab
The fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic has continued to wreak havoc in the country and across s parts of the world. The fourth wave has seen an increase in infections at an increasing rate in Kenya with several fatalities.
Many families and communities have been devastated due to the adverse effects of the virus.
The development of the Covid-19 vaccine brought hope to the world with many people thinking that it will end the pandemic.
The covid-19 jab has led to a reduced number of infections in the recent past in the country. Kenya has been recording fewer Covid-19 infections for the last month due to mass vaccinations.
However, the ministry of health has today delivered bad news to Kenyans on vaccines that people have already received and others are still planning to receive.
According to the ministry of health has revealed that AstraZeneca, Johnson and Johnson and Moderna vaccines can only over immunity for only one year and therefore people will have to get vaccinated against the Covid-19 pandemic annually.
The Kenyans have received the report with a lot of disappointment because early it was said that one was required to take the jab once. This is bad news to all Kenyans as the ministry of health still has a plan to vaccinate six million people before 2021 Mashujaa day.
A few months ago all civil servants were directed to take the covid-19 vaccine but some were reluctant to take the jab following various myths on the effects of the jab and other uncertainties.
The statistical data which was collected between 1st August and 12th September 2021 indicated that the unvaccinated people once infected by the virus there immunity is low compared to those who are vaccinated.
The report indicated that more than 85 per cent of the covid-19 patients in ICU wards in all hospitals across the country were not vaccinated.