Opinion

Fiasco over Covid vaccines echoes SA's tragic HIV disaster

The state has betrayed its citizens by bungling the acquisition of vaccines

03 January 2021 - 00:00 By THE PROGRESSIVE HEALTH FORUM

The world is in the grip of a massive resurgence of the Covid-19 pandemic thanks to a coronavirus variant suspected of such great transmissibility that even the most stringent nonpharmaceutical interventions are failing to contain the spread.

More chillingly, the increased spread of the virus is generating a corresponding acceleration in the numbers of people getting infected and, by extension, is exposing health systems in even the best-resourced countries to an overwhelming burden...

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