The boosters are here. What does that mean?

For now, booster COVID vaccines are mostly offered to those with weakened immune systems. Here’s what we know about how long COVID shots can protect you.
Leaving home means leaving family - and could have health implications

Leaving home means leaving family – and could have health implications

Leaving home means leaving your friends, family and social support. But it's worse than that.
WATCH: All the ways the world polices sex

WATCH: All the ways the world polices sex

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The Swedish model, legalisation, decriminalisation — does the sex work debate leave you confused? Look no further.
Why you should play with your children

Why you should play with your children

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Playtime isn't just about fun and games - find out why it's an important part of young children's development.

[WATCH LIVE] What you need to know about SA’s new HIV drug

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Tomorrow, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize is expected to announce the rollout of a new blockbuster HIV drug called dolutegravir. But the success of the...

Inside South Africa’s quest for an HIV vaccine in under two minutes

The Uhambo vaccine trial may be over but South Africa’s search for a jab that could prevent HIV globally isn’t.

ICYMI: Here’s what South Africa’s level 2 lockdown will look like

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Following President Cyril Ramaphosa address to the nation on Saturday, 15 August 2020, the National Coronavirus Command Council will brief the media on the regulations as South Africa moves to level two of its national lockdown for COVID-19.

COVID-19: When 25 people are sharing a toilet

How do you practice social distancing when you live in a one room house with ten other people?

[VIDEO] COVID jabs & severe side effects: These numbers will help you keep calm

Allergic reactions, unusual blood clots and heart inflammation have all been linked to COVID vaccines. But most people won’t experience these severe reactions. Watch this easy explainer.

[WATCH] Test your knowledge: The J&J COVID jab

This short video answers key questions you might have if you’re in line for the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

Masks, taxis and fear: How COVID-19 has changed township life

The novel coronavirus has swept through Khayelitsha in the Western Cape — and so has the fear of contracting it.
Heroin withdrawals: Could this drug be the answer?

Heroin withdrawals: Could this drug be the answer?

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Programmes letting people swap illegal highs for medications are popping up all over the country. Here’s how they work.

Beaten, shot and homeless: Here’s what COVID evictions look like

During South Africa’s national COVID-19 lockdown, there have been a string of evictions by the City of Cape Town. A recent judgement ruled that the city is not allowed to evict people or demolish their homes without a court order. But for some, it’s already too late.

WATCH LIVE: Zweli Mkhize unveils the National Health Insurance Bill

WATCH LIVE: Zweli Mkhize unveils the National Health Insurance Bill
[WATCH] Will the National Health Insurance cost you more money?

[WATCH] Will the National Health Insurance cost you more money?

Can SA afford the NHI? And will you be able to keep seeing your doctor? Our Laura Lopez Gonzalez answers these and other questions.

Are there really HIV drugs in nyaope?

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We did a little digging and asked the questions you really want to know: Like can HIV medication really get you high? And just how likely is it that these drugs are being cut with the street drug.