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Stop unnecessary doubts and prepare for the vaccine Residents told as Maangi Vaccinated .

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By Brighton Makori .

Kisii county residents have been encouraged to be vaccinated against Covid 19 and continue   following the healthy protocols.

 Addressing the Press on Wednesday at Kisii Teaching and referral  Hospital  when he received the Vaccine ,Kisii county  Deputy Governor Joash Maangi said that Covid is a reality hence there is need for  Kenyans to be vaccinated and continue following the healthy protocols.

“Today I have joined other Kenyans to be vaccinated; Covid 19 is real and let us be vaccinated,  many Kenyans have been questioning why  leaders are not in front line to be vaccinated but I would like to tell them I have been vaccinated and there is no any side effect as they think ” Dg told the press adding  that they agreed with  Governor  James Ongwae to led by example.

  The Deputy County Boss said that it’s not guaranteed that when one is vaccinated he forgets to follow health protocols.

“I also encourage our people that let us continue following the healthy protocols since Covid 19  its real ” said  Maangi   adding that people should be encouraged to go for the  vaccine since it’s the new reality which needs to be accepted , there  is some talks that there  will be  travels  to some counties  if nor vaccinated.

Maangi who was accompanied with Kisii county Director Public health Richard Ogware also called upon residents to stop unnecessary doubts and prepare for the vaccine.

 In his part Director ogware said that Deputy Governor and other leaders across the country who have been vaccinated is one way of showing that that vaccine is safe that even leaders trust it.

About effects which has been reported by the media Dr Ogware noted that they are normal events showing that the body has reacted with the foreign antigen  the same  when  pone gets symptoms when you get an infection  but that one does not  mean that you get worse .

He therefore encouraged all Kisii residents be ready for the vaccine as it will  be done in phases.

Early last week Ps Susan Mochache launched the exercise at the facility .