FORMER Attorney General Musa Mwenye says the current COVID-19 wave could have been prevented if government had put sensible measures in place. In response to a press query, Mwenye said government should have procured vaccines early and imposed restrictions at the borders, among other measures. He added that it was unfortunate that government waited for the situation to deteriorate and concentrated on reducing the political space only. “A lockdown is impossible but sensible measures should have been put in place. We should have procured vaccines early but also when the outbreak happened in India, we should have imposed sensible restrictions at our borders. When it was evident that the Indian variant had arrived, mass gatherings such as bars and church…...

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