The World Health Organisation has deployed a team of experts to help the government stem the coronavirus infections in South Africa. The country is one of the five countries most affected by the pandemic.
Almost 60 percent more people have died in recent weeks from natural causes suggesting that the Covid-19 death toll is higher than officially recorded. This is according to the latest data released by the SA Medical Research Council.
Scientists have been working furiously to find a vaccine against Covid-19, and initial findings show positive results from the United Kingdom trial where the vaccine was tested on 1 077 healthy adults.