Why there has been a resurgence of respiratory diseases in South Africa

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The Alfred Nzula District Hospital in Trompsburg.
The Alfred Nzula District Hospital in Trompsburg.
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For nearly two years, South Africa recorded very low levels of influenza and other respiratory diseases.  

Experts say this is because of more handwashing and the wearing of masks to prevent the spread of Covid-19.  

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