EXPLAINER | What do the three vaccine successes mean for SA?

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EXPLAINER | What do the three vaccine successes mean for SA?

As health minister confirms second wave, which vaccine will be our best shot?

Senior science reporter

Health minister Zweli Mkhize announced on Wednesday that SA is now its second wave of Covid-19 infections, in the same week that results of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine trial were published in international medical journal The Lancet.

With more than 6000 new cases reported in SA in the latest 24-hour cycle, the quest for a vaccine is top of mind for scientists.

The Lancet research is the first peer-reviewed data to be published on any of the leading three vaccines against Covid-19 now holding hope for the world in the worst pandemic in a century...

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