Is a COVID-19 fourth wave looming? Prof Helen Rees advises

Is a COVID-19 fourth wave looming? Prof Helen Rees advises

Do you want more information about a possible COVID-19 a fourth wave in South Africa? 

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Professor Helen Rees is leading the SA leg of a global trial to identify treatments for COVID-19. Professor Rees, Executive Director of the Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, discussed vaccines and shared her broad knowledge on Breakfast with Martin Bester.  

Martin Bester asked the all-important question, “Is the fourth wave looming?” 

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Professor Helen Rees advises, “We don’t completely know. We have a modelling group in South Africa and they are trying to evaluate the behaviour.” 

She further states, “There are certain things that might happen when going into a fourth wave. If we drop one of the habits we have become accustomed to, that will push a fourth wave.” 

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Do you want to know if another COVID-19 strain is possible and if an additional ‘booster shot’ is necessary? 

 Listen to all the questions and thorough answers by Professor Rees below and tune in to the 'Breakfast with Martin Bester', weekdays from 06:00 - 09:00. Stream the show live here or download our mobile app here. 

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