Health MEC: The vaccine does not contain the mark of the devil

Health MEC: The vaccine does not contain the mark of the devil

KZN Health MEC, Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu says false information on COVID-19 is spreading at an alarming rate, making it more difficult for the public to identify and consume only verified facts.

Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu coronavirus

She made the remarks during a webinar to dispel rumours about the vaccines - and the disease's alleged links to 5G technology. 

She says there's no truth to conspiracy theories COVID-19 vaccines are linked to the devil. 

"The messages, video and voicenotes that are perpetuating that vaccines have the mark of the beast which is 666. This is not true. 

"Vaccines are made to save lives and are developed through technology. There is no connection to any religious organisation and cannot be infused with spirits or demons," she adds. 

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Simelane-Zulu says claims 5G networks cause COVID-19 through radiation are false. 

"The World Health Organisation has made it clear that viruses cannot travel on radio waves or mobile networks. It is a fact that COVID-19 has spread in countries that does not have 5G network." 

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