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A call to action: Temporal trends of COVID-19 deaths in the South African Muslim community

M A K Omar, W Jassat, Z Brey, S Parker, M Wadee, S Wadee, S A Madhi

Abstract


Letter by Omar on letter by Jassat et al. (Jassat W, Brey Z, Parker S, et al. A call to action: Temporal trends of COVID-19 deaths in the South African Muslim community. S Afr Med J 2021;111(8):692-694. https://doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2021.v111i8.15878); and response by Jassat et al.


Authors' affiliations

M A K Omar, Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

W Jassat, Division of Public Health Surveillance and Response, National Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa

Z Brey, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, South Africa Office, Cape Town, South Africa

S Parker, Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

M Wadee, Muslim Stats South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa

S Wadee, Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa; Islamic Medical Association, Johannesburg, South Africa

S A Madhi, South African Medical Research Council, Vaccines and Infectious Diseases Analytics Research Unit, School of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

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South African Medical Journal 2021;111(9):818. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2021.v111i9.15929

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Date submitted: 2021-07-14
Date published: 2021-07-14

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