Discovery Health CEO Ryan Noach has told SA it is "in our hands to save lives", asking people to avoid mass gatherings, parties at night and travel over Easter, arguing that increased travel and evening events in December were a precursor to the second wave.

Noach’s comments in an opinion piece ( in Business Day suggest tens of thousands of lives could be saved by continued social distancing, while he pointed out that a faster vaccine rollout would be the most important large-scale health intervention this century...

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