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07 June 2021

19,000 participants needed for the National Covid-19 Antibody survey

Sunday Times

The data will help inform SA’s response to Covid-19 to ensure lives and livelihoods are protected

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), together with research partners, Epicentre, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases, the National Health Laboratory Service, and the SA Medical Research Council, is continuing with the National Covid-19 Antibody survey (NCAS), which started in November and will end later this month. The survey is funded by both the Solidarity Fund and the HSRC, and supported by the department of health. The survey is being conducted in nine provinces and is expected to reach 19,000 people in 400 communities.

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Sunday Times

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