TB meningitis

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 […]
13th Nov 2019

2019 UCT Research Annual Celebration – Research and Innovation Highlights of 2018-2019

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1st Oct 2018
Umthombo Magazine

2018 UCT Annual Research Function: UCT research and Innovation October 2017- 2018 edition

Umthombo Magazine features research stories from across universities New diagnostics tools for TB meningitis See the interactive Umthombo magazine here Download the PDF version
17th Jul 2018

New TB meningitis test beats the rest

TB meningitis is a major cause of death in Southern Africa. Early diagnosis is the key to improving the health outcomes of this disease, but the […]