Fight against Covid-19 changes focus

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According to Minister Mkhize, the Covid-19 pandemic exposed many fault lines in a country as historically plagued by inequalities as South Africa. Picture: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters
According to Minister Mkhize, the Covid-19 pandemic exposed many fault lines in a country as historically plagued by inequalities as South Africa. Picture: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

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What does it take to change the behaviour and psyche of a nation?

That is the question that is crucial as South Africa’s focus shifts from capacitating the country’s health system for the anticipated droves of severely ill Covid-19 patients to effecting lasting changes in the mind-sets and actions of individuals and communities at large.

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