FORMER Health Minister Dr Jonas Chanda has attributed the low COVID-19 vaccination rate recorded during his tenure to skepticism amongst the public in the early days. During the celebration of Zambia’s attainment of over 70 percent COVID-19 vaccination rate on Tuesday, President Hakainde Hichilema recalled that his government found the vaccination rate at less than five percent. “When we took over office, the vaccination coverage was around 3.5 percent and now one year down the road, we are under this tent today at 75 percent, it calls for serious commitment. When we started, it was like mission impossible. It calls for true commitment. Today, we are proud as a nation, as a member of the international league of nations, we…...

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