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19 August ’21 Wrap: South Africans aren’t getting vaccinated.

Hi there 🙋🏽‍♀️ In this week’s edition of The Wrap, we’re looking at how, of all things, vaccine hesitancy is scuppering our war against Covid. Plus, we explain the mess in Afghanistan and why you should care. Then there’s the good news for democracy, both in Zambia and right here at home thanks to the …

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Our take: One million Vaccinated!

South Africa hit a key milestone this week: Over 1 million citizens have been vaccinated! We know, we know. It’s a LONG way from herd immunity. Government is hoping to vaccinate 16.5 million South Africans in the current phase two, which targets the elderly and healthcare workers. Good news, though: once those aged 60 and …

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The big story: Covid 3.0

In case you haven’t noticed yet… South Africa is in the midst of the third wave. Sigh. Despite our collective Covid fatigue, it’s important to once again try and limit your interactions. In the past week, hospitalisations increased by 17%; the number of positive cases also continues to rise, averaging about 3000 daily.  What does …

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