Despite the AstraZeneca setback, there’s still a lot to cheer about

Top scientists are upbeat about SA’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout

09 February 2021 - 21:42 By tanya farber

The honeymoon phase might be over and reality has bitten, but there is still much to celebrate as vaccines show high promise in tackling Covid-19.

This is the sentiment of two of the country’s top scientists, both of whom are at the coal face of Covid-19 research in SA: prof Glenda Gray, who leads the SA Medical Research Council (SAMRC), and vaccinology professor Shabir Madhi from Wits University...

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