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Barrow urges Gambians to get vaccinated

May 20, 2021, 11:44 AM

State House Banjul, 19th May 2021: His Excellency President Adama Barrow has encouraged all Gambians to be cooperative and supportive of the ongoing vaccination campaign to help combat the coronavirus pandemic in The Gambia.  He made the remarks after receiving his second dose of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine at the State House on Wednesday.

President Barrow stressed the importance of the vaccination programme as The Gambia and the rest of the world continue the fight the deadly pandemic that has devastated the socio economic lives of people all over the world. He reassured the general public that the vaccines are safe and that all should work together to support the government and the Public health system in order to ensure a successful vaccination campaign.

The President also urged the media to support the government’s initiative and intensify the sensitisation programme to enlighten the public on the importance of the vaccination programme.

The occasion was graced by the Chinese Ambassador to The Gambia His Excellency Ma Jianchun who reaffirmed his government’s continued support to The Gambia in its fight against the pandemic.

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