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While the United States’ handling of the COVID-19 pandemic is varied and inconsistent, South Africa’s is firm. Hoping to avoid a devastating outbreak, it’s lockdown is among the world’s most intense. 

In its initial stage, leaving the house for non-essential reasons, like walking a dog or going for a run, was prohibited nationally. Smoking and alcohol sales were banned. With the reopening of some industries, restrictions have eased since the initial shutdown, but it remains strict.

The hope is that if the lockdown is effective enough, the country can reopen without a massive…



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