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

Read the modelling studies released by South African academics that predict the impact of COVID-19 on the country.
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How to play professional sports during #COVID-19

With these department of sports, arts and culture directives South Africa’s sportsmen and women return to the field, but spectators still cheer from home.

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 you what to expect for the rest of the school year.

Overseas trips & a midnight curfew: This is life in lockdown level 1

You can hang out with your friends for two hours longer but night clubs are still off limits. Here’s what else is new.

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 DurbanResource details:Publication: Report into a nosocomial outbreak of coronavirus...

From the frontlines: Which type of health worker is most likely to get COVID-19?

Despite being among those at highest risk of contracting the new coronavirus, information about infections among healthcare workers in South Africa has been scarce. But Health Minister Zweli Mkhize recently released new numbers detailing how the outbreak has impacted health workers across the country.

What kinds of clothes can you buy in-store under level four lockdown?

Keeping covered up under lockdown. The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition’s regulations on in-store clothes sales.

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 what to expect.

After the ECHO trial: World Health Organisation updates guidance on contraception

A woman’s risk of HIV does not restrict her contraceptive choice', say new guidelines released today in the wake of recent findings that the widely-used birth control injection does not increase a woman's risk of HIV.
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When all else fails: Why people opt for backstreet abortions

Abortion is legal in South Africa. But bad treatment, stigma, a lack of privacy and long waiting periods for abortions at government clinics can drive people to illegal providers. A reproductive health researcher and an abortion doctor explain backroom abortions and what can be done to make it easier to go the safe route instead.
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The World Health Organisation’s Solidarity trial testing possible COVID-19 treatments

The World Health Organisation has launched an international study, known as the Solidarity trial, to test possible treatments for COVID-19.

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.

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 our latest webinar.

Beaches, bars and gyms are back: What you can and can’t do under level...

South Africa’s level 2 regulations easing the country’s nationwide lockdown. Find out what has changed and what hasn’t in these updated laws.

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 adjust to life with COVID-19.  
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Did COVID-19 help Big Business punt harmful products?

A look at the NCD Alliance and SPECTRUM Consortium report on big business’ marketing tactics during the coronavirus pandemic and their public health consequences.