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Access to information during South Africa’s lockdown

A response to the novel coronavirus from the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services: directives on digital technologies and access to information during South Africa’s national state of disaster and lockdown.
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COVID-19 cases from Wuhan: What the early data tell us

COVID-19 research study: Chronicling the first cases of the novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China. A summary of key findings.

‘I’m safe because you’re safe’: How COVID-19 brought science into our homes

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.

Reopening South Africa’s Universities

A summary of South Africa’s department of higher education and training directives on the phased reopening of universities and higher education institutions. What university staff and students can expect under South Africa’s coronavirus lockdown.

No child’s play: Will social distancing work on playgrounds?

Children can return to nursery schools, but they’ll have to stay far apart and there won’t be any outings.

Sorry, no scalp massages: Hairdresser rules under #level3lockdown

Itching to get your hair and nails done during lockdown? Well, now you can visit your stylist — but make sure to book an appointment and bring your mask.

How epidemics like COVID-19 increase violence against women and children

Crises such as the coronavirus pandemic increase the violence women and children face. This Center for Global Development helps us understand why.