Back to school — again. Can parents decide to keep their children out of...

Learning continues under lockdown level 3 as the South African school year resumes, again. These department of basic education directives tell...

The ABCs of grief – and when to get help

Thousands of South Africans may already be mourning the loss of their loved ones as the COVID-19 death toll rises. Here’s...
Epidemiology 101: free online course for Africa-based journalists

Want to do a crash course in epidemiology? Here you go

The COVID-19 crisis has changed a lot about the world — including the scientific knowledge production process. This free course gives...

No child’s play: Will social distancing work on playgrounds?

Children can return to nursery schools, but they’ll have to stay far apart and there won’t be any outings

Can you be forced to quarantine in a state facility?

There’s a difference between quarantine and isolation — but in both cases, you can’t refuse to comply with the regulations.

COVID-19 casualties: Why medical aids are keen on saving South Africa’s failing medical practices

A new proposal guarantees private doctors at least 70% of what they made before the pandemic hit — but it also...

No cloth mask, no entry: Rules for restaurants, hotels and casinos under level 3...

Here’s how tourism services can reopen while protecting their employees and patrons from the coronavirus.

Sorry, no scalp massages: Hairdresser rules under #level3lockdown

Itching to get your hair and nails done during lockdown? Well, now you can visit your stylist — but make sure...

How researchers found that a cheap steroid can reduce COVID-19 death rates

The RECOVERY trial in the UK has found that dexamethasone can reduce deaths by one third and those receiving oxygen by...

Reopening South Africa’s Universities

What students and staff can expect as South Africa’s higher education institutions reopen their lecture venues and campuses.

No masks, no school. Find out what the new school year looks like.

Here’s what the rest of the school year will look like for learners in South Africa as the country continues to...

What does COVID-19 mean for people with HIV and TB? Check out the data

Plus, why new, simpler TB prevention medication couldn't come at a better time for South Africa. Check out these resources from...

How to bury someone who died of COVID-19

The health department has released directives outlining how patients who succumbed to COVID-19 are to be handled and buried.

Full report: How 135 people at St Augustine’s Hospital in Durban got COVID-19

The report outlines in detail how SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, spread through Netcare's 149-bed facility in Durban

Updated South African guidelines for the testing and treatment of the new coronavirus

Resource details: Publication title: Clinical management of suspected or confirmed COVID-19 disease (Version 4) Author(s): National...
alcohol

Level 3 lockdown: You can buy booze again, but there’s a catch. Read the...

Resource details: Publication title: Determination of alert levels / hotspots and amendment of regulations issued in terms of section...