South African infectious-diseases expert Professor Salim Abdool Karim has jointly received the prestigious 2020 John Maddox Prize for Standing up for Science. He was recognized for his contribution to informing the public about the Covid-19 pandemic. Abdool Karim, and American immunologist, Anthony Fauci, were both honored with the international prize, during a virtual reception yesterday. - Smile 90.4FM

South African infectious-diseases expert Professor Salim Abdool Karim has jointly received the prestigious 2020 John Maddox Prize for Standing up for Science. He was recognized for his contribution to informing the public about the Covid-19 pandemic. Abdool Karim, and American immunologist, Anthony Fauci, were both honored with the international prize, during a virtual reception yesterday.