COVID-19 Infections Surge as South Africa Readies Vaccine Trial

Gauteng has overtaken the Western Cape as the epicentre of South Africa's COVID-19 outbreak. Further, the Gauteng Department of Health confirmed that six members of its COVID-19 war room contracted the virus. This comes as Professor Shabir Madhi, principal investigator of the Oxford Covid-19 Vaccine Trial in South Africa, said the treatment could be ready in the first quarter of 2021.


Professor Shabir-Madhi explains the vaccine trial to a patient (file photo).

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