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SA’s Covid-19 epidemic: Trends & Next steps, Prepared on 13th April 2020 by Salim S. Abdool Karim

SA’s Covid-19 epidemic: Trends & Next steps, Prepared on 13th April 2020 by Salim S. Abdool Karim
Publication date: 
Apr 2020

Outline

Part 1: The Coronavirus epidemic

  • The Coronavirus epidemic in South Africa
  • Why is South Africa not on the expected Covid epidemic trajectory?
  • How much community transmission in SA?
  • Some future epidemic scenarios

Part 2: South Africa’s Covid-19 response

  • Stages of the SA Covid-19 response
  • Next steps: Stopping small flames to reduce the risk of raging fires
  • Conclusion