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No water, no room: Containing an outbreak in South Africa

Almost half of South Africans don’t have running water in their homes. Here’s why it’s time to ask them how to control...
Fikile Mbalula GCIS

‘No more parties, no more night clubs & no more taverns:’ Mbalula tells South...

Ministries including transportation public enterprises and home affairs provide details on the country's newly announced international travel ban. South Africans have...

Five ways the new coronavirus outbreak will change South Africa

From how and when you ride to what you imbibe: Take a quick look at the far-reaching powers of the state...
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South Africans arrive from Wuhan. Here’s why they’re unlikely to test positive for the...

Despite fear-mongering by some and threats that their arrival will be met with protests, the cluster is unlikely to introduce new...

Coronavirus: What you need to know if you have HIV, diabetes or TB

If cases of the new coronavirus spread in South Africa, the country may be heading into uncharted territory — becoming the...

#QuarantineChronicles: Departure & distrust

South Africans in Wuhan are set to come back home on Friday, but our secret journaller has a few final thoughts...

#Coronavirus testing: How it works, what it costs and when you need a...

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases can run hundreds of tests at the same time but ultimately the number of tests...

#QuarantineChronicles: The pen

This South African has been quarantined for weeks. He doesn’t mind spending time alone, but these days he finds himself more and more puzzled by people, their habits, and strangely their attitude towards pens.

#QuarantineChronicles: The girl who cracked

Being isolated for days on end was too much for this student, locked up alone in her dormitory room in Wuhan,...
Zweli Mkhize GCIS

Watch: Health Minister Zweli Mkhize updates journalists on South Africa’s first case of the...

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases has closed the Cowan House Preparatory School in Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal through the weekend after a...

Coronavirus in SA: Next case unlikely to come from repatriated South Africans

Students set to be repatriated also report an air of secrecy around their final destination and have been told not to...

South Africa confirms the seventh case of coronavirus

All seven COVID-19 cases are from a group who recently returned from a ski trip in Italy.  

Ticket to ride: How the coronavirus outbreak could change air travel

When a pandemic strikes, scientists are left scrambling to find new vaccines to curb it. The latest coronavirus outbreak may become...

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Cancelled: NSP Dialogue: Could preventing TB be as easy as 1, 2, 3HP? Date:...

#Coronavirus: Do you need a mask? Spoilers, the answer is no.

South Africa confirmed its first case of the new coronavirus on 5 March. But experts say the public still does...

#CoronavirusOutbreak: This is a healthcare worker’s best defence against TB. Here’s why it might...

Masks used by South African doctors and nurses are also being used to fend off the coronavirus outbreak. But soaring demand...