We've got news for you.

Register on BusinessLIVE at no cost to receive newsletters, read exclusive articles & more.
Register now

SA’s lockdown has bought the country time to prepare the health system for Covid-19, but there is no escape from the highly contagious virus, which could take months if not years to overcome, members of health minister Zweli Mkhize’s advisory committee warned on Monday night.

“No one has encountered this virus. We have no immunity, no vaccine, no treatment. That means we are all at risk,” said Salim Abdool Karim, the co-director of the Centre for Aids Research in Africa at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and chair of the minister’s 45-member advisory committee on Covid-19...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now