Former Deputy Regional Public Health Director, Dr. Yeboah Awusi has refluted the claims by some section of Ghanaians that, they would not allow themselves to be vaccinated for the fear of having under side implications.
According to him, the vaccine is safe and is here to protect Ghanaians from the virus.
Ghana is to begin Covid-19 vaccination on March 2 as government takes delivery of 600,000 AstraZeneca doses today.
The Information Minister-designate, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah said the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine was made by the Serum Institute of India (Covishield).
“This is the first consignment of vaccines acquired through the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access Facility (COVAX) which Ghana, among 92 countries, has signed unto.
“Covid-19 vaccination will be conducted in phases among segmented populations.
Dr. Yeboah speaking to Nana Ampratwum on Silver fm Omanbapa morning show monitored by Africannewsgh said, a lot of countries have ordered for the same vaccine which has no side effect.
He added that, it is not true that, the Europeans are trying to kill Africans by bringing the vaccines as been speculated by Ghanaians.