What we don’t know about SA’s Covid-19 response
When it comes to the health department, you almost get the sense that information is only shared when there’s no other choice
You can utter a lot of words and say nothing at all. Ask anyone who has had to endure any of the protracted press conferences on Covid-19, convened by some politician to create the illusion of transparency.
But that veneer of openness doesn’t necessarily mean the citizens of SA – a country which now faces more than 3-million job losses – actually have the information they need...