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...

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