FIRST TAKE | Prof Salim Abdool-Karim: A complex legacy, but we owe him our gratitude

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Professor Salim Abdool-Karim
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The legacy of Professor Salim Abdool-Karim and his tenure as steward of the country’s chief scientific advisory body is yet to be fully quantified, writes Kyle Cowan.

Government's chief scientific advisor on the coronavirus epidemic, Professor Salim Abdool-Karim, has resigned, ending a year-long tenure as the chairperson of the Ministerial Advisory Committee (MAC) on Covid-19.

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