Mass Testing in South Africa

A senior member of the Covid-19 Ministerial Advisory Committee in South Africa has accused the country's health leadership of refusing to change its mass testing strategy in the face of serious resource constraints and a large testing backlog, even though scientists have repeatedly advised that an urgent rethink is needed. For more on this, Zikhona Miso spoke to Professor Francois Venter, Head of the Ezintsha health unit at Wits University, and a member of the Covid-19 Ministerial Advisory Committee….