New Covid variant is no laughing matter

Just as we were trying to come to grips with the Covid-19 virus and feeling cautiously optimistic that a vaccine may soon be available in SA and be the solution to the current crisis, a new ultra-infectious variant emerged.

On Friday, health minister Zweli Mkhize announced that a new variant of the virus had been discovered in SA and it was spreading fast and “making young and previously healthy people severely ill”...

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