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"These will flood our hospitals and clinics and create a fertile ground for [the] coronavirus to spread or to be masked in its presentation. We need to be aware that there may not be many further warnings before the pounding descends," he warned ominously.

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Covid-19: We need a people-led not army-enforced lockdown

2020-04-01 17:30

South Africa’s 21-day lockdown is a drastic measure intended to help and protect the public. For it to work, it needs an extraordinary level of trust, communication and clear messaging. It will have to be implemented with belief, commitment and engagement by the majority of our people, write Dr Lydia Cairncross and Kelly Gillespie.

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