Runta News- Mogadishu
Somalia’s Minister of Health, Dr. Fowzia Abikar Nor has recently participated mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign efforts during which she herself took the jab before cameras. Photojournalist Farah Warsame who was particularly working on this campaign has sent us this report in Somali which we summarize in English
The inoculation effort against COVID-19 is smoothly taking place in all Somalia. The vaccines which were donated by France and India have been given huge number of people in recent weeks most of whom are government workers. It was also distributed to all the hospitals and health centers of every region. COVID-19 has killed so many people and many others are in hospitals due to its illness. There are no visible efforts that could curb the pandemic. “We are ready every hour to transport someone who have died because of COVID-19” said an ambulance driver.
“Waxaa gabi ahaanba dalka Soomaaliya si habsami leh uga socda talaalka looga hortageyo caabuqa Covid19 kaas oo ka kala yimid wadamada Faransiiska iyo Hindiya. Haddaba usbuucyadii la soo Dhaafay ayaa waxaa talaalka COVID-19 ka faa’iideystay dad aad u fara badan oo ay ugu horreeyaan shaqaalaha dowladda. Sidoo kale waxaa la gaarsiiyey dhammaan cisbitaallada dalka iyo goobaha caafimaadka. Caabuqa Covid-19 ayaa dad badani u dhinteen halka kuwo kalena ay wali u jiifaan xanuunkaas, mana jiraan dadaallo muuqda oo lagu yareyn karo xanuunkan saf marka ah. “Saacad kasta waxaan u diyaarsanahay inaan qof u dhintay Covid19 qaadno” sidaas waxaa yiri wade gawaarida Ambulance.