South Africa’s government cannot handle the COVID-19 vaccine rollout alone, these activists say. That’s why it’s time for citizens to get involved in this ‘life or death’ issue.
Following the festive season, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced new measures to deal with the rising number of coronavirus infections. Find out the latest developments in South Africa’s planned response to the epidemic.
With the first COVID jabs beginning to roll out, South Africa has announced its plan to reach two-thirds of the population once doses reach our shores. The country is expecting to receive its first share of available shots within the second quarter of this year. Here’s a look at who will get it and how.
The dark days of the HIV pandemic are over, but patients still face social stigma. And emotional distress that can push them to stop treatment or even into a deep depression. Hear it first-hand from people who’ve lived it.
Bhekisisa speaks to researchers from the SHINE TB trial on advances the study has made in shortening treatment periods for children with minimal TB.
Finally, a better HIV prevention choice for women. Here’s what we know about cabotegravir and what we don’t.
Leading epidemiologists come together to discuss how COVID-19 has changed the meaning and process of science in this lecture presented by South Africa’s National Research Foundation (NRF) and the Embassy of Sweden.
South Africa has partially re-opened its borders, as it moves to the lowest alert level of the national lockdown. Although international flights are now back on the table, there are going to be some changes. Here’s what you need to know before getting to the airport.
South African health workers have to make difficult treatment decisions every day, but epidemics make it worse. Go inside the moral distress of working on the COVID-19 and HIV frontlines with two doctors who saw it first-hand.
You can hang out with your friends for two hours longer but night clubs are still off limits. Here’s what else is new.
In March 2020, South Africa confirmed its first case of COVID-19. Seven months later the country had just over 650 000 people who had tested positive for the new coronavirus. Here’s what our local epidemic has looked like over time.
A look at the NCD Alliance and SPECTRUM Consortium report on big business’ marketing tactics during the coronavirus pandemic and their public health consequences.
The World Health Organization has approved the use of corticosteroids in patients with severe and critical cases of COVID-19. Read the WHO guidelines.
A lot has changed for the tourism sector in the time of COVID. Read the World Health Organisation’s guidelines on how hotels can keep guests and staff safe.
South Africa lockdown level 2 tourism directives reopening hospitality services such as wedding venues, amusement parks and holiday accommodation.
Here is a summary of the health authority’s recommendations for children younger than 18 wearing facial masks to curb COVID-19.