What’s the point of the government getting together a club of SA’s top doctors and scientists to advise it on how to handle Covid-19, if President Cyril Ramaphosa is going to ignore everything they say?

Back in March, Ramaphosa’s health minister Zweli Mkhize said the government had set up the Ministerial Advisory Committee (MAC) precisely to advise it on the best course of action, based on science...

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