SA needn’t fear the ‘second wave’, says Madhi
Life can begin to return to normal now, as the rate of mortality is likely to be lower if Covid-19 flares up again, expert suggests
The borders can open, the curfew can be lifted and international travel can resume, according to Wits vaccinology professor Shabir Madhi, a member of the Medical Advisory Council, which is advising the government on its response to Covid-19. “There is ample opportunity to be a bit more aggressive in opening up society,” Madhi tells the FM.
This comes as consensus builds that SA could move to a level 1 lockdown this week, which would entail exactly these measures...