It will threaten the Government’s hard work to urgently vaccinate the population and achieve herd immunity
Every delayed vaccination will cost lives.
We will not be able to reach the objective of herd immunity, if we are selective in who we vaccinate.
Rather than defend the practice, the National Security Council should make it clear that it is not acceptable.
We are amidst an unprecendented epidemic, a public health emergency. We should not treat this as business as usual.
The outbreak of dengue, endemic in low-middle income countries during the COVID-19 pandemic is detrimental as it threatens to overwhelm a healthcare system under tremendous stress.
We begin 2021, with 3 vaccines poised for rollout throughout the year to benefit and protect at least 40 percent of the population.