‘Use Whatsapp to give consent’

Lawrence said information was shared on the platform that children will be vaccinated and there shall be no written consent
Lawrence said information was shared on the platform that children will be vaccinated and there shall be no written consent

Director of Health Services, Dr Pamela Smith-Lawrence says parents should use communication platforms such as WhatsApp to consent as government continues to vaccinate children in schools.

Speaking during a media briefing this week, Smith-Lawrence said information was shared on the platform that children will be vaccinated and there shall be no written consent.

This follows complaints from parents about lack of consent from the government when it comes to vaccinating their children with the COVID-19 jab.

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