#PODCAST: Local experts believe that SA could be prioritised, once a COVID-19 vaccine is made available

By Newsbreak Producer Hoosen Ebrahim - As the world races to launch a COVID-19 vaccine, medical experts believe South Africa will be prioritised as the country is actively involved in research and trial phases as compared to other world leaders. This is according to Professor of Infectious Diseases and Head of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Groote Schuur Hospital - Dr Marc Mendelson. He says although it could take months before the world gets access to any vaccine, South Africa's standing should ensure we receive the treatment timeously...