SA national backtracks on COVID-19 lawsuit

Travellers at Tlokweng border post
Travellers at Tlokweng border post

In a controversial incident where a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination allegedly led to the death of a South African national in March, the government is now at ease following a lawsuit backtracking from the deceased’s family.

Around March, a SA national Bongani Mbongani was hospitalised in Botswana after reacting to a COVID-19 booster jab at one of the ports of entry.

After taking the then compulsory vaccine, Mbongani complained of an intense headache when he fainted and later died at the hospital.

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