Health Minister Zweli Mkhize discusses the next phase of the country's response to COVID-19, including the lockdown and technical assistance from Cuba in the form of more than 150 health experts and doctors. Plus, health MECs update the country on the state of provincial responses in this briefing.
By the end of April, South Africa has to test twelve times more people per day than it currently does. That’s why we’re looking at introducing rapid antibody tests.
The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, will release the outcome of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) second part of the public perception survey on the impact of the coronavirus on South Africans.
That includes legal and acconting services, manufacturing, and retail, minister of trade and industry Ebrahim Patel explained. Watch the full briefing...
South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, addresses the nation on the measures to be taken to re-open the country and move beyond the nation-wide lockdown.
Former ward counsillor Shaun Wilkinson has told residents to stop handing out food to the homeless after he mistakenly blamed the death of a child from diarrheal disease on a man searching for food in a bin. Experts say Wilkinson’s comments are abhorrent and demonstrate dangerously little knowledge of how disease actually spreads.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to highlight economic and social relief measures for people in South Africa amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
Across the world, the new coronavirus has hit the elderly the hardest. But in a relatively young South Africa, could age work in our favour?
If you’ve heard that the BCG vaccine will keep you safe from the new coronavirus, you’ve heard wrong. There’s no evidence to back this yet, says Salim Abdool Karim.
Wearing a cloth mask won’t protect you from the new coronavirus, but it will protect those around you if you’re infected. Confused? Listen to what Salim Abdool Karim had to say in his presentation.
Listen to world-renowned epidemiologist, Salim Abdool Karim, explain what factors will determine whether or not South Africa extends its national lockdown — again.
Every year the folks over at Madwaleni Hospital host The Rolling Hills Races for people living with disabilities.
World renowned scientist, Salim Abdool Karim, says yes. Here's why.
With information about the new coronavirus spreading faster than the virus itself, you may be hearing a lot about chloroquine as a treatment. We give you the facts.
Scientists say it's likely that South Africa's decision to embark on a national lockdown early in its Covid-19 outbreak turned...
With misinformation about the new coronavirus spreading like wildfire, we separate fact from fiction so you can stay informed.