EDITORIAL | Unmask the true Covid-19 horror and maybe people ...

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EDITORIAL | Unmask the true Covid-19 horror and maybe people will mask up

It seems only a brutal education campaign will get people to be serious about stopping the virus’s spread

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Driving through White City, Soweto, on Sunday, a Times Select reporter came across a street party. More than 20 young men were sitting on the pavement, chatting and listening to music. None of them wore a mask.

This was not unusual. Very few residents walking the streets of SA’s largest township wore face masks that Sunday.

Once home, the reporter wore his mask and a face shield, and sanitised his hands frequently. His brother chuckled...

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