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Booster shot is particularly effective in protecting against severe Covid outcomes, says Discovery

Vaccination is less effective at preventing contracting the Omicron variant, compared with previous variants of Covid-19, but still provides excellent protection against severe illness and death, particularly if one has a booster shot. This was said by Dr Ronald Whelan, the chief commercial officer of Discovery Health and the head of the company’s Covid-19 Task […]

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What Omicron means for South African and international markets

What Omicron means for South African and international markets

David Rees, senior emerging markets economist: Uncertainty about the virulence of Omicron, its ability to resist vaccination and spread rapidly, among other things, has rocked global financial markets. Those questions will take time to answer, meaning that sentiment is likely to remain dampened in the near term, particularly towards emerging markets that are most sensitive […]

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