dec8bb47-7180-45b9-96c1-8d313b22cd95-1024x512-1Professor Robin Wood, one of South Africa’s eminent medical scientists, says that while Western medicine tends to focus on the sickest patients, to make a public health impact efforts need to concentrate on stopping people getting COVID-19and on providing good, early treatment to prevent disease progression. In the first of five PPS webinars drawing on global research to inform local prevention and treatment, Wood also said he was no longer sure what South Africa’s overall strategy was in responding to the pandemic.

Wood believes governments and the World Health Organization may be playing down the importance of small breath particles in the transmission of the coronavirus, writes Karen MacGregor for MedicalBrief. This is a matter of great importance to COVID-19 prevention…..more

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