Hindsight is 2020: three lessons from our second wave | Health24
- People are more likely to follow Covid-19 prevention guidelines (such as wearing face masks and hand washing) when governments explain why the rules are in place
- Regulations promoting responsible drinking will be crucial as South Africa prepares for the third and fourth waves of SARS-CoV-2 infections
- South Africa needs more trained experts who can decode the genetic sequence of SARS-CoV-2 samples; This will help us quickly identify new variants and better inform policy decisions.
We got through the worst of our second wave of Covid, but experts They warn that South Africa will almost certainly face a third and fourth wave, possibly with more infections and deaths than in previous waves.
A third wave could be only three or four months away, in the middle of a new one, more infectious …