How Covid-19 vaccination can beat South Africa’s fourth wave

Johny Myer – 18 October 2021

We are now at the very bottom of an interwave trough after the third Covid-19 wave in South Africa.

Data from the Western Cape show that 30% of the recorded Covid-19 cases were aged over 50 and these cases were responsible for 60% of hospitalisations. Vaccination strategies need to take this into account. The experience of the third wave, as for prior waves, has been brutal…