Early Breakfast with Africa Melane

Health: Why over 60s should be getting the flu vaccine before the covid jab

Guest: Dr Angelique Coetzee | Chairperson  at South African Medical Association Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, reducing the spread of respiratory illnesses like flu this fall and winter is more important than ever. Flu vaccination is especially important for adults 65 years and older, who account for most hospitalizations and deaths from flu and from Covid-19. Dr Angelique Coetzee, Chairperson at the South African Medical Association, talks about why over 60s year olds need to get the flu vaccine before the covid vaccine. 


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