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Kyle Cowan | As SA's first vaccine doses arrive, let's leave the elbow bumps until the second coming

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South Africa’s first consignment of Covid-19 vaccine from the Serum Institute of India at the OR Tambo International Airport.
South Africa’s first consignment of Covid-19 vaccine from the Serum Institute of India at the OR Tambo International Airport.
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We shouldn’t be buying government’s self-congratulatory and engineered spectacle around the arrival of just one million doses of a vaccine, which comes too late and at least a million doses short for the first phase of the official strategy, writes Kyle Cowan.

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