Mobility forever changed by the Covid pandemic, say experts

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Mobility forever changed by the Covid pandemic, say experts

A ‘human cloud’ now works from home, supply chains have been reconfigured and lockdowns have affected everyone

Senior science reporter

Nobody knows if the “new normal” will give way to some of our old habits as Covid-19 slowly shifts from pandemic to endemic. 

But one thing is certain: the disruptions to mobility and supply chains have likely permanently reshaped things.

According to Ofentse Mokwena, a transport economics expert who recently moved from North West University to Uber, said changes in mobility during lockdowns had given us insight into how quickly numbers can shift...

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