30.3.2020 12:53 pm
Astronaut Frank de Winne says it is vital to maintain human contact, even if only electronically.
With billions of people around the world suddenly adjusting to social distancing measures as part of the battle to slow the spread of Covid-19, some professionals who are used to confinement have some tips.
Sadag has assured citizens it is there to offer help and support to South Africans who feel scared, confused, anxious and overwhelmed.
There are currently two vaccines that have entered human trials, but they could be more than a year away from deployment.
The briefing followed an announcement from President Cyril Ramaphosa that he was implementing a national lockdown due to the coronavirus.
The health minister warned this week that South Africans should brace themselves for continued news of steady increase before the lockdown measures have an effect.
With the flu season on its way, the health minister also encouraged people, especially the elderly, to get vaccinated to ensure a limited impact of influenza.
Almost two-thirds of cases in the country currently involve men.
EC health dept takes over beach lodge after coronavirus-positive traveller joins tour group – report
The provincial health department reportedly said they were ‘baffled’ at how the tourist was allowed to travel.
He was cleared of the coronavirus along with three of the province’s other Covid-19 patients.
About 82% of cases are mild – patients only experience a slight fever, fatigue and a cough.
The Constitutional Court has refused the MEC for health leave to appeal a 2018 ruling that the staff in question were eligible for the allowance.
Urging people not to abandon animals because of the Hong Kong incident, NSPCA executive director Marcelle Meredith said neither pets nor farm animals could pass on Covid-19 to humans.
One of Gauteng’s flagship provincial hospitals left much to be desired, according to the Latchman family.