data-darkness-as-a-strategy

Pursuing herd immunity in data darkness

2006 Tutu Fellow Aidan Eyakuze has raised serious concerns that arise around Tanzania’s strategic approach to the COVID-19 pandemic. Aidan writes that Tanzanians have been allowed to continue moving around and trade with only minimal restrictions like wearing a mask in public - the 'herd immunity' approach. While this is risky in itself, it is being pursued in almost total data darkness as a deliberate strategy by President Magufuli.


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