The National Coronavirus Command Council is meeting today to discuss lockdown restrictions. Wits vaccinologist Shabir Madhi has more. #DStv403
JOHANNESBURG - Some COVID-19 regulations are doing more harm than good.
That's according to Wits vaccinologist, Shabir Madhi.
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He was speaking ahead of a meeting of the National Coronavirus Command Council.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to address the nation as soon as ministers have decided on the way forward.
Madhi says it seems the council is ignoring the science.
"It appears [the] NCCC still wants to maintain some regulations like wearing of masks," Madhi said.
"I'm hoping they do the right thing but somehow I'm scared they'll make the wrong decision."