Coronavirus

4th Mar 2020

Thousands die from flu every year in SA – how does the common flu virus compare to the new coronavirus?

Zakiyah Ebrahim | Health24 |  04 Mar 2020, 11:08 Since January 2020, the outbreak of the virus which causes Covid-19, has had the world in a […]
22nd Feb 2020

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

By Aisha Abdool Karim    –   February 21, 2020     Masks used by South African doctors and nurses are also being used to fend off the […]
21st Feb 2020

South Africa could face TB mask shortage because of coronavirus outbreak

11:33 21/02/2020 Aisha Abdool Karim A shortage of medical masks used to protect healthcare workers in South Africa against TB could run out in the next […]