Corona virus could claim as many as 40 000 lives when it reaches its peak in SA

SAfm — The Coronavirus pandemic could claim as many as 40 000 lives when it reaches its peak in South Africa later this year, new modelling data shows. The data was presented by a team of scientific experts and the Department of Health in a closed media briefing last night (19 May). We spoke to Research Associate Professor at the Center for Global Health and Development of the Boston University School of Public Health: Dr Gesine Meyer-Rath,