Tears of joy as Sowetans kick off Africa’s first Covid-19 vaccine trial

25 June 2020 - 05:58 By GRAEME HOSKEN
A patient receives a Covid-19 vaccination at an undisclosed hospital in Johannesburg on Wednesday. The patient was one of the first to take part in an international vaccine trial.
A patient receives a Covid-19 vaccination at an undisclosed hospital in Johannesburg on Wednesday. The patient was one of the first to take part in an international vaccine trial.
Image: Alaister Russell/The Sunday Times

In a Gauteng medical facility, a 28-year-old man quietly wiped away tears.

He ​​and others share their thoughts with us on being SA's first citizens to take part in a global Covid-19 vaccine trial.

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