COVID-19 in SA: Demand for vitamins soars

Vitamins to boost your immune system are flying off the shelves amid the second wave of COVID-19 in the country. People are panic-buying and pharmacies are having to order in much larger quantities than usual. eNCA reporter, Masego Rahlaga visited some of the stores and filed this report. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Vitamins to help boost your immune system have been flying off the shelves amid the second wave of COVID-19 in South Africa. 

People are panic-buying, and pharmacies are having to order in much larger quantities than usual. 

“With the increased demand, we are having to replenish those lines far more regularly than normal. It has been a struggle to get some of the products," said MediCare health pharmacist, David Mileham.

READ: Panic buying follows coronavirus across the globe

While some of us might be frustrated as we rush from pharmacy to pharmacy to find our immune boosters, the industry says, lessons were learned from the first wave.

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