Guest Editorial

South Africa’s coronavirus testing strategy is broken and not fit for purpose: It’s time for a change

M Mendelson, S Madhi

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Authors' affiliations

M Mendelson, Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

S Madhi, Medical Research Council: Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; and Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation, Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Re-search Chair, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

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Keywords

COVID-19; Coronavirus; Testing; Diagnosis; Community screening and testing programme

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South African Medical Journal 2020;110(6):429-431.

Article History

Date submitted: 2020-05-12
Date published: 2020-05-12

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