South Africas Desmond Tutu supports vaccination against COVID

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2021-05-19

NobelPeacePrizelaureateEmeritusArchbishopDesmondTutu(L,Front)receivestheCOVID-19vaccineinCapeTown,SouthAfrica,onMay17,helaunchofvaccinationinWesternCapeProvinceandreceivedthevaccinethere.(WesternCapegovernment/HandoutviaXinhua)CAPETOWN,May17(Xinhua)--NobelPeacePrizelaureateEmeritusArchbishopDesmondTutuonMondayappearedataCOVID-19vaccinationsiteinCapeTown,thelegislativecapitalofSouthAfrica,duringthelau,bornin1931,andhiswifeLeahbothsatinawheelchaironthesiteandwereamongtheeligiblecitizensaged60andaboveforregisteringforthe2ndphaseofthenationalvaccinationprogramthatstartedintheday."AllmylifeIhavetriedtodotherightthingand,today,swhyLeahandItookthisstep,to!"thestaunchsupporterofvaccinationsaidinajointstatementbyhisDesmondandLeahTutuLegacyFoundationandtheWesternCapegovernmentreleasedafterthelaunch."Believeme,whenyougettoourage,littleneedlesworryyoufarlessthanbending-overdoes,"rsonly,thesecondphasewillinoculatepersonsaged60yearsandabovefirst,thenothergroupsofpeopleincludingessentialworkers,personsionsinthefirstphase,,theWesternCapehasadministeredatotalof93,。