Thursday, May 28, 2020

Covid-19: Making Sense of ‘R’ in Explaining the Course of the...

R0 is on everyone’s lips these days, and it is a critical measure of the epidemic that guides predictions and policies. Yet how R...

Pandemic’s Lessons for South Africa’s Universal Health Care Plans

The National Health Insurance (NHI) has become an idealistic concept known as “imaginary.” It’s become the idea onto which all South Africa’s aspirations for...
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South Africa’s COVID-19 Cases at 16 433 in Latest Coronavirus Update

South Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases now stand at 16 433 with 475 071 tests having been conducted. In a statement on Monday, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said...
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South Africa’s President Calls for Healthcare for All

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of universal health coverage. That is the message underlined by President Cyril Ramaphosa who was addressing the...
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South Africa Records Highest New COVID-19 Infections with Spike to 15,515

South Africa recorded its highest new infections since the Coronavirus outbreak, with 1,160 fresh cases in the last 24-hour cycle. According to Health Minister, Dr...

Leading SA Health Experts Warn that Covid-19 Response is Hurting Other...

Children are suffering increasingly from preventable infectious diseases, including TB and measles, due to missed vaccinations. When a novel coronavirus now known as SARS-CoV-2 first...
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Lockdown Cost Cape Winelands Wine Industry Billions: Carte Blanche Investigates Recovery

This Sunday Carte Blanche investigates how the lockdown is affecting the wine industry in the Cape Winelands, South Africa... and what it will take...
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South Africa Records 12,739 COVID-19 Cases and 19 More Fatalities

South Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases stood at 12,739 on Thursday night, with 19 more deaths recorded. “Regrettably we report a further 19 COVID-19 related deaths....

Health Officials in North West Suspended Over Tender Irregularities

The North West province's Department of Health has suspended four senior officials over allegations of tender irregularities, one of which amounts to almost R11...

South Africa Mourns News Cameraman and Medical Schemes Chairperson

South Africans are today mourning the passing of eNCA's top cameraman, Lungile Tom, who died this morning (Wed 13 May) due to Covid-19 related...