Rorisang Kgosana
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29 Nov 2021
4:30 am

Rage festival, a super-spreader event in the making, warns expert

Rorisang Kgosana

Despite the tight rules to try and prevent another super-spreader event, Stellenbosch University epidemiologist Dr Jo Barnes said those who recently received the jab were still infectious.

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As the annual matric Ballito Rage festival kicks off tomorrow with a strict “no vaccine, no entry rule”, those who have recently vaccinated in plans to attend the bash were not yet protected and posed a risk of infections, said an epidemiologist. At least 1 300 tickets were sold for tomorrow’s annual seven-day party which ends on 6 December. The bash was last year blamed for contributing towards a surge in infections during the second wave. But this time, all attendees, including staff, need to be fully vaccinated, would be regularly tested and should present a negative Covid test on...