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Are you all virused out? South Africans develop Covid-19 ‘fatigue’

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A group of people wait for a taxi on Madiba Street in Pretoria after lockdown was declared in March. Far too many South Africans are becoming complacent about the possibility of contracting Covid-19. Picture: Gallo Images / Alet Pretorius
A group of people wait for a taxi on Madiba Street in Pretoria after lockdown was declared in March. Far too many South Africans are becoming complacent about the possibility of contracting Covid-19. Picture: Gallo Images / Alet Pretorius

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Health minister warns against Covid-19 fatigue and letting your guard down when the spread of infection is surging

They’ve heard the safety messages, they’ve seen the rising numbers of infections, yet some South Africans have developed a worrying semblance of “fatigue” regarding the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, particularly when it comes to adherence to non-pharmaceutical interventions.

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