- A market woman has said that the COVID-19 vaccine is safe for everyone but she cannot take the injection
- According to her, since President Nana Akufo-Addo, Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia, their wives, and other prominent people have had their jabs, all Ghanaians must take it
- YEN.com.gh has compiled some of the reactions Ghanaians have had concerning the woman's opinion
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A woman who sells at the market has encouraged every Ghanaian to make sure they take their doses of the coronavirus vaccine injection for protection.
In an interview with YEN.com.gh's Philip Abutiate, the unnamed vendor indicated that she herself is not likely to take one as she has never taken an injection in her life.
According to her, if the vaccines came in the form of tablets, it would be easy for people like her but she is scared of the prospect to go in for the injection.
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The woman, however, indicated that because President Nana Akufo-Addo, Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia, their wives, and other prominent people have had their jabs, it is safe for everyone.
Many have been sharing their thoughts on the video.
Bismark Rockon Aidoo said:
I love Ghana ruff
Y3 gyimi dodo
Thomas Asamoah suggested:
At least I like her assertion, it's not based on any conspiracy theories, just personal phobia of the syringe
Chiechie BabyBoo Richard laughed and said:
The last part weak me. Mi p3r tablet... "3ye iPhone"
While on the subject of COVID-19 and its vaccine, Paul Mensah, a Ghanaian chemical engineer who resides in the United States, has with support from his team, successfully produced a COVID-19 vaccine that is proven to be 95% effective.
News.stlpublicradio.org reports that Mensah is the vice president of the bioprocess research and development group Pfizer located in St. Louis and Andover in Massachusetts.
The Ghanaian-led Pfizer has been responsible for developing and manufacturing the vaccine’s DNA starting material and the messenger RNA drug substance that ultimately becomes the vaccine.
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Source: Yen Ghana