COVID-19 casualties: Why medical aids are keen on saving South Africa’s...

A new proposal guarantees private doctors at least 70% of what they made before the pandemic hit — but it also...

‘No bed for people like me’: When the old are left...

Despite clear evidence they are most at risk, older people are seen as dispensable as younger patients are prioritised in the...

No cloth mask, no entry: Rules for restaurants, hotels and casinos...

Here’s how tourism services can reopen while protecting their employees and patrons from the coronavirus.

This injection outperforms a daily pill to prevent HIV infection. Will...

New data shows that a two-monthly injection prevented more HIV infections than when people took a daily HIV prevention pill.

COVID-19 is killing private medical practices. Here’s how to save them

As cases of COVID-19 mount, people are steering clear of clinics and doctors are forced to postpone surgeries to free up beds. If something isn’t done now, there’s slim chance private doctors will have the ability to volunteer for the national response because their jobs — and those of their staff – won’t survive the pandemic.

How wearing a mask can slash COVID-19 deaths

The more people wear masks, the safer everyone will be, shows this modelling study.

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...

The dark smell of illness: One family’s struggle for news from...

You can’t visit family members with COVID-19 in hospital. So how do you find out how they’re doing? Mia Malan from the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism documented one woman’s story.

Why are scientists testing a TB vaccine to see if it...

Research suggests that this TB jab could help with more than just TB. Now scientists are testing the vaccine to see if it will help protect the continent from COVID-19.

‘We are not respected like nurses’: Porters, security guards demand more...

Hospital porters move around facilities to help transport patients from the moment they’re admitted until they’re discharged. Why do they get...