SA Medical Association lodges complaint against Dr Vosloo
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Cape Town - The SA Medical Association (Sama) has confirmed that it has lodged complaints with both the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) and the Department of Health over anti-Covid-19 vaccination statements made by Dr Susan Vosloo.
The SA Health Products Regulatory Authority (Sahpra) has separately said the HPCSA was looking into complaints about the issue, after it also engaged with the council.
Their statements come as the provincial health department encouraged residents to get their information from “trusted, reliable sources” in response to anti-Covid-19 vaccine protesters who gathered outside Groote Schuur Hospital, at the weekend.
Sama’s Employed Doctor’s Forum chairperson, Dr Akhtar Hussain said: “We are not a regulatory body but we do not support any unethical behaviour. From day one we have been calling for the vaccine medication. We cannot support statements that are not scientifically proven, which threatens the goal of achieving optimal vaccine coverage. This is not a vaccine they started working on just now, they started working on it ten and a half years ago when the Sars virus first appeared. The same trial vaccine they modified. It has been a long time in the making.”
Vosloo came under fire when she said during a BitChute meeting that there were a range of “risks” in getting vaccinated.
She said alternative medications were being suppressed and discredited and that big manufacturing companies have “seriously bad track records”.
Both the HPCSA and Vosloo did not respond to requests for comment, on Sunday.
Meanwhile, Saphra has urged citizens to report any side-effects they might experience after vaccinating against Covid-19, and that, mostly mild, non-serious adverse events following immunisation (AEFIs) had been reported, so far. “Since the official national roll-out of Covid-19 vaccines commenced on May 17, 2021, Saphra had received 1 473 reports of AEFIs by July 31, 2021, of which most were mild, non-serious and already listed in the internationally-approved product information.”
To date, investigations for 32 death cases have been completed and causality assessment concluded, of which 28 were coincidental to vaccination.
This means that these deaths were not related/linked to the vaccination.
“Four cases are unfortunately unclassifiable, because there was either no information available about the case, or the information was completely inadequate. Hence, causality assessment could not be conducted or concluded,” Spahra said.