COVID coverings for kids — the World Health Organisation’s mask guidelines

This is what the health authority recommends for children younger than 18. Resource details:

Read South Africa’s national, provincial COVID-19 projections in full

Go behind the headlines and take a look at the projections in detail in these newly released reports.

How to be a health reporter: Asking the right questions of research

Battling to understand how studies are designed and when they’re good enough to use in your reporting? This webinar by Cochrane...

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.

Child-friendly COVID messaging matters. Here’s how you can do it right

The new coronavirus has changed a lot about our lives and children haven’t been spared.  Warnings about the coronavirus...
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World Health Organisation guidelines for managing and treating latent TB

A consolidated look at the World Health Organisation’s latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) guidelines.

Saying “I do” under lockdown level 2

You can only invite 50 people to your wedding, do you know who you’ll choose? Find out what else has changed...

Who’s new on SA’s COVID-19 Ministerial Advisory Committee?

Plus, find out what powers the expert group has. Update : On 28 September Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced...

Reporters, are you ok? If you’re feeling traumatised, you’re not alone

Journalists have immersed themselves in the COVID-19 story for months. But at what cost to their mental health? A recent study found that three quarters of reporters surveyed felt significant emotional distress.

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...
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Where can South Africa’s healthcare workers get a COVID vaccine?

More COVID vaccines are arriving in South Africa over the next few weeks. These jabs are allocated for healthcare workers as part of the Sisonke trial. Find out where they'll be available.
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Coronavirus testing criteria: A quick reference for South African healthcare workers

An updated version of the National Institute for Communicable Diseases’ (NICD) reference guide for health workers testing for the new coronavirus.
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Wanderlust during the pandemic: Should you swim in a hotel’s pool?

A lot has changed for restaurants — from how they lay out their seating to the way they wash their...
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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...

‘This could be a game changer’: What you need to know about the eight-weekly...

Finally, a better HIV prevention choice for women. Here’s what we know about cabotegravir and what we don’t.

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.