SAfm Sunrise, 15 May Professor Tulio de Oliveira argues that the value of lockdown cannot be underestimated

Since Lockdown began on the evening of 26 March 2020, South Africa is yet to see the flattening of the Curve. Professor Tulio de Oliveira has argued that the value of lockdown cannot be underestimated.

According to Professor Tulio de Oliveira another potential point of interest or discussion is that there are three very distinct epidemics emerging within SA.

Guest: Professor Tulio de Oliveira is the Director of the KZN Research, Innovation and Sequencing Platform (KRISP) and a professor at the Nelson Mandela School of Medicine at UKZN.

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News date: 2020-05-15


KRISP has been created by the coordinated effort of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) and the South African Medical Research Countil (SAMRC).

Location: K-RITH Tower Building
Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN
719 Umbilo Road, Durban, South Africa.
Director: Prof. Tulio de Oliveira