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4th wave of Covid-19 in SA is imminent – perhaps already on its way in Gauteng

22 November 2021 6:38 PM
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The Money Show
Bruce Whitfield
University of KwaZulu Natal
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Richards Lessells

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Dr Richards Lessells, an infectious disease specialist from the University of KZN.

Covid-19 infection data suggest that a fourth wave of Covid-19 in South Africa is imminent, and already starting in Gauteng.

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The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Dr Richards Lessells, an infectious disease specialist at the KZN Research Innovation and Sequencing Platform at the University of KwaZulu Natal (scroll up to listen).

It’s worrying… We’ll get more information over the next few days…

Dr Richards Lessells, infectious disease specialist - University of KwaZulu Natal

There will be significant pockets in the population of susceptible people…

Dr Richards Lessells, infectious disease specialist - University of KwaZulu Natal

I don’t want to see the level of suffering and death we saw in the third wave… The level of vaccination we’ve got will reduce the impact… but won’t eliminate it…

Dr Richards Lessells, infectious disease specialist - University of KwaZulu Natal

This article first appeared on CapeTalk : 4th wave of Covid-19 in SA is imminent – perhaps already on its way in Gauteng




22 November 2021 6:38 PM
Tags:
The Money Show
Bruce Whitfield
University of KwaZulu Natal
fourth wave
Richards Lessells

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