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We are all in this Covid-19 tsunami together

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In dealing with a crisis of this magnitude, South Africa has understandably opted not to take any chances by devolving power to provinces to unilaterally deal with Covid-19.


09 Jul 2020
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We are all in this Covid-19 tsunami together

India has converted hotels, railway coaches and spiritual halls in a COVID-19 coronavirus care centres as cases surge. AFP/Xavier GALIANA

With the world reeling from the unstoppable Covid-19 tsunami – more than 11.5 million confirmed positive cases and over 500,000 deaths globally – no country has become an island. Not even Madagascar, with its herbal drink Covid Organics has emerged unscathed. In its wake, the virus has left massive devastation and taken along earlier sceptics like UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and, now, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has become the latest head of state to test positive. Like US President Donald Trump, who has referred to the coronavirus as “that Chinese disease”, Bolsonaro called it the “little flu”. He...

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