#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,...

Soap, space & sanitiser: 6 ways to protect yourself from the...

South Africa has just confirmed its seventh case of the new coronavirus. Here's what you can do to protect yourself.

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

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...

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.  

Body politics: The invisible women of global HIV response

In sub-Saharan Africa, four out of five new infections among adolescents are among girls. But when it comes to the global...

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...

Baking your way to better: The ABCs of block therapy in...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKAn8ix1gP0 With a pinch of salt and a dash of love, these stroke patients are getting better with the help of...

Coronavirus: World Bank’s pandemic bonds scheme accused of ‘waiting for people...

Bonds designed to provide fast funding for poor countries branded ‘obscene’ because of complex payout criteria.