Myths around the covid vaccine contribute to vaccine hesitation. 

There are myths about the vaccine circulating on social media, which are playing a role in demotivating South Africans from getting vaccinated.  

Most prominently is speculation about the covid-19 vaccine’s side effects and deaths shortly after being vaccinated have been circulating since vaccines became available to the general public earlier this year. 

The below infographic debunks these myths, by providing valid and expert information on covid-19 vaccines. 



FEATURE IMAGE: Tjele Matshidiso (75) waiting to get vaccinated by community nurse, Tsholofelo Maphokga. Photo: Dumisani Mnisi