A SMAC in the Face #2: The Hope for 2022

The good news is that 2022 seems to be the year that we finally get Covid under control and learn to live with what we can’t control.  Although SA’s vaccination rates have been low – only 28% fully vaccinated and 0.8% boosted – we are probably approaching herd immunity.  The SA Medical Research Council estimates Covid deaths at nearly 300,000 or more than 3x the official death figures which implies that most people have already been infected.  This is borne out by random sampling for antibodies and that our recent fourth wave which hardly caused a ripple.

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