How SA’s medicine swot team is delivering fast decisions on Covid-19 treatments

The team has published findings from its first six months and approved just one of 14 drugs: dexamethasone

29 September 2020 - 20:07 By Dave Chambers and dave chambers

When a pandemic strikes and the leader of the free world starts thinking out loud about injecting bleach, there’s an obvious question: who do you believe?

The answer, for South Africans, is a subcommittee of 14 scientists, with strings of letters after their names, who formed a swot team to assess new treatments...

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