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Second Covid-19 wave coming? No clarity, no information as Abdool Karim and the MAC go to ground

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Health Minister Zweli Mkhize.
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize.
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The country is in the dark over what advice the new ministerial advisory committee (MAC), suddenly appointed by Health Minister Zweli Mkhize in September, has offered the government, while its chairperson, Professor Salim Abdool Karim, is also out of sight. 

This amid fears that South Africa could be facing a resurgence of Covid-19 in the coming months and concern in medical and epidemiological circles that an uptick in infections in the Eastern Cape recently could increase pressure on a stretched health system in the province.  

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