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13 May 2021

Vaccine trust, hesitancy and SA’s third wave

Business Day

SA has the highest number of Covid-19 cases in Africa. It has more than 50,000 reported deaths. This may be an underestimate, looking at excess death statistics.

Michael Avery speaks to Prof Narnia Bohler-Muller, executive of the developmental, capable and ethical division at the Human Sciences Research Council; and Dr Gesine Meyer-Rath, research associate professor at Boston University School of Public Health and Health Economics, and Epidemiology Research Office (HE2RO) Wits Health Consortium, about what the modelling and surveys are telling us about the looming third wave.

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Business Day

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