President of the Medical Association of Jamaica, MAJ, Dr. Andrew Manning, says the country awaits to see the implications on the health sector following Wednesday’s protest on anti-mandatory vaccination.

The protest held by the United Independent’s Congress, UIC, had more than 200 Jamaicans in downtown, Kingston expressing their discontent with the concept of mandatory vaccination in the country.

Several of the protesters were seen shouting without masks and visibly disobeying social distancing guidelines.

Dr. Manning says the aftermath of the march could lead to a possible spread in Covid-19.

The MAJ President further added that the protests are worrying given the current pressure on the health care system.

Dr. Manning is urging citizens to voice their concerns in a responsible manner.

Dr. Andrew Manning, President of the Medical Association of Jamaica.