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Poorer communities are at higher risk for Covid-19 infections due to limited access of masks

Poorer communities are at higher risk for Covid-19 infections due to limited access of masks

20 October 2020 6:04 AM

Head of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Stellenbosch University,  Dr Jantjie Taljaard, speaks to Africa on how limited access to proper masks puts poorer communities at greater risk during the pandemic. 

Guest: Jantjie Taljaard, Head of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Stellenbosch University

Topic: Poorer communities are at higher risk for Covid-19 infections due to limited access of masks

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