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[Watch it again] Why TB and HIV deaths may increase during COVID-19

What will happen to HIV and TB under COVID-19? Our editor-in-chief Mia Malan spoke to an excellent panel to answer this question.

[Watch it again] South Africa’s Basic Education Minister’s briefing on reopening schools

Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, briefed the South African media and public on when South Africa would be ready to reopen...

[Watch it again] Health minister briefing on COVID-19 plans for level 3 lockdown

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize, joined by members of the Ministerial Advisory Committee, senior officials from the Department of Health and the leadership of Health Entities including SAHPRA, NHLS and NICD will hold a press briefing on COVID-19 health interventions ahead of the country’s move to alert level three.
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[Watch it again] What will South Africa’s new level three lockdown regulations mean for...

Ministers Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Ebrahim Patel briefed the nation on what new, level three lockdown regulations will look like as the...
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[Watch it again] Here’s what #Level3Lockdown will look like — and the entire...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has met with the National Command Council, political parties and other stakeholders and is now ready to tell the country how lockdown regulations will be relaxed.
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The booze ban is back: How many hospital beds will it save?

Some South Africans are making a lot of noise about the ban on alcohol sales during the country's COVID-19 response. So why did the country go dry? Take a look at the numbers behind the decision.

[Watch it again] Parts of South Africa likely to move to level three lockdown...

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to address the nation Wednesday night about the country's ongoing measures to manage the spread of...
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ICYMI: Find out how to apply for the new COVID-19 grant

Find out how to apply for the new COVID-19 grant.
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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?
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ICYMI: Campuses remain closed, grades 7 and 12 back to school on 1 June

Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga and Minister of Higher Education and Training, Science and Innovation, Blade Nzimande give an update on how and when schools will start reopening.

[Watch it again] Expect COVID-19 outbreaks after lockdown ends. But here’s why you shouldn’t...

Scientists Quarraisha and Salim Abdool Karim are helping guide South Africa's response to the coronavirus outbreak. Find out what they think is in store for the country in our first webinar with our executive director Mia Malan.
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Mkhize: Incoming Cuban doctors should not be seen as a threat to anyone’s job

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.
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Four differences between PCR and antibody tests

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.

ICYMI: More than 1,5 million workers to return to work from 1 May

That includes legal and acconting services, manufacturing, and retail, minister of trade and industry Ebrahim Patel explained. Watch the full briefing...
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Ramaphosa: COVID-19 lockdown regulations to ease on 1 May but it’s not business as...

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.
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Former Tshwane DA councillor’s damning COVID-19 voice note: ‘Don’t get mad at me when...

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.