THE World Health Organisation (WHO) has congratulated Zambia for attaining the 70 per cent Covid-19 vaccination target from the eligible population. Last year, WHO set the 70 percent benchmark for countries to vaccinate their populations, and as at Tuesday, October 25, Zambia had fully vaccinated about 74.1 percent of the eligible population, representing 8,022,723 people. In an interview, WHO country representative Dr Nathan Bakyaita, who was elated about this development, however, urged the government to stay vigilant in ensuring that the country did not record an upsurge in cases. “Congratulations Zambia for reaching this landmark of over 70 percent! COVID has not gone away completely, although we are experiencing very low transmission; keep vigilant even as communities and the society…...

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