Pills and phone calls: How COVID restrictions forced us to conduct...

COVID-19 forced many people’s jobs online – even for doctors who provide abortions. Read what Marie Stopes learned when they helped nearly 50 patients terminate pregnancies over the phone.

How COVID-19 took hold in South Africa

We take you on the new coronavirus's journey through the country — and tell you how it got it.

COVID-19 and HIV: So far it seems the outcome is not...

Over seven million people are believed to be living with HIV in South Africa. When COVID-19 reached our shores, there was great concern about what it would mean for our vulnerable populations. But the country’s fatality rates have been lower than initially expected. Here’s why.

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

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

Mapping a virus: Tracking the spread of South Africa’s COVID-19 outbreak

In March 2020, South Africa confirmed its first case of COVID-19. Seven months later the country had just over 650 000...

COVID vaccines 101: Breaking down the good, the bad, and the...

With hundreds of potential COVID vaccine candidates being tested around the world, here’s a quick guide to which ones you should keep an eye on — and when we could see results.

[ICYMI] South Africa moves down to level 1 — with restrictions

South Africa will most probably move down to lockdown level 1 tonight. Watch President Cyril Ramaphosa live.

Did COVID-19 help Big Business punt harmful products?

Clever marketing by industries promoting unhealthy products during the pandemic could have negative outcomes for public health, a new report argues

South Africa is ‘extremely unlikely’ to have COVID vaccine results before...

One of South Africa’s three COVID-19 vaccine trials was recently put on hold after a participant in the United Kingdom developed...

Why COVID school closures are making girls marry early

The pandemic’s impact is long-term: the UN warns that it could lead to 13 million more child marriages over a decade.