Dr Khatija Kadwa: “Choosing to be vaccinated means choosing to protect those who are vulnerable in our communities"
Specialist obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Khatija Kadwa says the best way to fight the COVID-19 pandemic is through sticking to the preventive habits that limit our exposure risk and having our COVID-19 vaccine. She shares how the pandemic has changed her life and what being vaccinated in February meant to her. “On that first day 40 of us were vaccinated. There were cheers and celebrating,” she says. “The next day we worked in shifts vaccinating our colleagues.”
27 Jul 2021
News · Health & Fitness
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