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Six months on, what are the biggest lessons Covid-19 taught SA’s doctors?

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As the saying goes, hindsight is 20/20 – and nowhere is that more true than in the healthcare sector, as many begin retrospective takes on the virus outbreak that brought the world – including this country – to a standstill.

Six months after South Africa’s first confirmed case of the deadly Covid-19 virus – which spread across the country and has so far infected more than 655 500 people and killed more than 15 700 – medical professionals at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital have offered rare insights into the challenges they faced and the lessons learnt.

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