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Professor Koleka Mlisana is the newly appointed co-chair of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on COVID-19. She takes over from Professor Salim Abdool Karim, who stepped down at the end of his term, this week. #DStv403  #eNCA 

The term of Professor Salim Abdool Karim as co-chair of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on COVID-19 has ended. Karim was at the forefront of fighting COVID-19 in South Africa since he was appointed by Health Minister Zweli Mkhize last year. #DStv403 

South Africa's leading COVID-19 advisor, Professor Salim Abdool Karim is no longer the co-chairperson of the inter-ministerial advisory committee His term has ended. Karim has always highlighted how it was important for science to be the weapon against COVID-19. #DStv403 

VIDEO | Epidemiologist Professor Salim Abdool Karim has announced that he will be returning to his academic commitments after his term as co-chair of the #Covid19  Ministerial Advisory Committee comes to an end.

Epidemiologist Professor Salim Abdool Karim says South Africa is not likely to have a new variant of COVID-19 during the third wave of infections.

Tomorrow marks exactly one year since South Africa reported its first case of COVID-19 and life as we knew it changed immediately. Professor Salim Abdool Karim says the past 12-months have felt like 12-years. @DasenThathiah  is tracking this story and shares more details. #DStv403 

The Co-chair of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on COVID-19, Professor Salim Abdool-Karim, says scientists are trying to establish whether people who have been vaccinated can still transmit the coronavirus. #COVIDVaccine 

Professor Salim Abdool Karim, an adviser to the South Africa government, said the country will offer AstraZeneca's vaccine in a 'stepped manner' after data showed it had little effect against mild disease caused by the dominant local variant

Professor Salim Abdool Karim, head of South Africa’s Ministerial Advisory Committee on Covid-19, said he does not know if the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine will be effective in “preventing severe disease”.

The co-chair of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on COVID-19, Professor Salim Abdool Karim has outlined the future usage of the AstraZeneca vaccine in South Africa, saying more needs to be done to further assess its efficacy. #COVIDVaccine 

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Fake news about the coronavirus has become a serious problem on social media. And Professor, Salim Abdool Karim, Chairperson of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on #COVID19 , says people need to stop fearmongering around the vaccine. #eNCA  Courtesy#DStv403 

Chairperson of the COVID-19 ministerial advisory committee, Professor Salim Abdool Karim says they are looking at changing the guidelines of isolation from 14 days to 8 days. #DStv403 

Instituting restrictions on alcohol use may be needed if South African hospitals are under pressure. That's the view of Professor Salim Abdool Karim. #DStv403 

[ON AIR] Medical experts are warning South Africans to expect huge increases in coronavirus cases as the country enters lockdown level 3. Epidemiologist and infectious diseases specialist, Professor Salim Abdool Karim speaks to #eNCA 's Sally Burdett. #DStv403 

South African scientist, epidemiologist and Director of Centre for the Aids Programme of Research, Professor Salim Abdool Karim explains why SA is not on the expected COVID-19 trajectory. Watch the briefing live on #DStv403  and

Professor Salim Abdool Karim says if the average number of daily cases is 90 or more between 10 and 16 April, lockdown needs to continue. Watch the briefing live on #DStv403  and

"We cannot escape people getting infected, but we need time to up our health care facilities in terms of ventilators," says Professor Salim Abdool Karim#Covid19inSA  #CoronavirusSA  #Day20ofLockdown  WATCH here:

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Professor Salim Abdool Karim says a voluntary partial lockdown until the end of September may be proposed for the elderly . Watch the briefing live on #DStv403  and

"We have to be ready to deal with the mental health and social consequences," says Professor Salim Abdool Karim. Watch the briefing live on #DStv403  and

Professor Salim Abdool Karim explains stages being taken to contain COVID-19 in SA. Watch the briefing live on #DStv403  and

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