Do SA’s Covid numbers add up, and have we interpreted the data ...

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Comparing apples with apples

Do SA’s Covid numbers add up, and have we interpreted the data correctly?

A top virologist explains how, by looking at the stats in different ways, very different conclusions can be drawn

Senior science reporter

SA, and in fact the whole African continent, has been touted as a region that was spared the Covid-19 mortality horror of other regions like Western Europe.

The country was also recently listed as being the 18th worst hit when it comes to Covid-19.

But how accurate are these ratings and comparisons? ..

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