The World Health Organisation has recommended that people potentially exposed to the Zika virus should practice safe sex.
Yellow fever continues to spread. The disease, which has caused 200 deaths in Angola, has now killed 21 people in the DRC.
Yellow fever outbreak kills 21 in Congo, WHO says
WHO advises 8 weeks of safe sex after return from Zika areas
When a few months of treatment costs as much as a house, some patients are taking their lives and the law into their own hands to survive.
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Recent national and Gauteng memos demanding all foreign patients pay in full for services likely fell foul of the law.
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in isiZulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.