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These are the “hopeful” signs the Covid-19 pandemic has reached its peak – SAMRC

Posted on Aug 13, 2020 by News24.com

The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) says there are hopeful signs the Covid-19 pandemic reached its peak ...

#BreakTheSilence around Polycystic Ovary Syndrome & Infertility: FREE webinars

Posted on Aug 13, 2020 by ADVERTORIAL

8 – 13% of women suffer from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). At best this complex hormonal condition is ...

Dis-Chem re-opens drive-through Covid testing stations: Here’s how to get tested

Dis-Chem re-opens drive-through Covid testing stations: Here’s how to get tested

Posted on Aug 12, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Dis-Chem has improved its testing process to include an online registration and direct integration into the laboratories to ...

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How to choose the right type of contraceptive for you

Posted on Aug 11, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Using contraceptives that are right for you means taking control of your reproductive health...

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Global Covid-19 cases hit 20 million, SA confirms 563 598 cases

Posted on Aug 11, 2020 by A4W News

The total number of global coronavirus deaths stands at 734,664, according to experts at Johns Hopkins, the American ...

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SA Covid-19 deaths slowing, recoveries now at 73%

Posted on Aug 10, 2020 by News24.com

"This brings the cumulative total of reported Covid-19-related deaths to 10 408," said Mkhize who offered condolences to ...

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Covid-19: KZN to peak higher than WC in coming weeks – Mkhize

Posted on Aug 7, 2020 by News24.com

KwaZulu-Natal is set to have more Covid-19 infections than the Western Cape during its peak, Health Minister Zweli ...

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How to claim from the Compensation Fund if you contract Covid-19 at work

Posted on Aug 6, 2020 by Claire Warneke

How can you claim from the government’s Compensation Fund if you contract Covid-19 at work?

Zweli Mkhize warns against complacency

SA could experience a “second coronavirus wave”- Mkhize gives update on beds, oxygen and vaccines

Posted on Aug 5, 2020 by News24.com

"Until we are completely safe, we will keep reviewing restrictions and, if necessary, certain restrictions will still remain ...

Health news: how gap cover could allow you to downgrade your medical scheme plan

Posted on Aug 5, 2020 by A4W Contributor

The idea behind gap insurance is to insure the portion of your medical bills that medical aids refuse ...

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Confirmed Covid-19 cases in SA at 516 862: NICD reports 69% recovery rate

Posted on Aug 4, 2020 by A4W News

As of Monday, a cumulative total of 516 862 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded ...

WATCH: German sniffer dogs trained to detect Covid-19!

WATCH: German sniffer dogs trained to detect Covid-19!

Posted on Aug 3, 2020 by News24.com

Dogs have a sense of smell about 1,000 times more sensitive than humans.

Covid-19 preliminary study reveals those with DIABETES have higher mortality rates than those with TB & HIV

Posted on Jul 30, 2020 by News24.com

Preliminary results from a study of 12 987 Covid-19 patients in South Africa indicate that HIV and TB ...

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Being HIV positive doesn’t necessarily mean you’re more vulnerable to COVID-19

Posted on Jul 29, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic knowing your HIV status offers you the opportunity to insure your ...

Massive surge in EC Covid-19 cases predicted as province braces for August

Posted on Jul 29, 2020 by News24.com

Premier Oscar Mabuyane has warned the Eastern Cape will be bracing for their toughest month in August in ...

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Covid-19: Surge in deaths in Free State – total fatalities at 7 067

Posted on Jul 28, 2020 by News24.com

The biggest surge was in the Free State which recorded 91 deaths. This was followed by 77 in ...

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‘The storm is here’ – Over 3 000 Covid-19 infections a day in KZN

Posted on Jul 27, 2020 by News24.com

The province has contributed 27% of the new cases reported nationally and continues to be the fourth highest ...

This woman has worn a ‘space helmet’ for 20 years to protect her skin from the sun

Posted on Jul 27, 2020 by Magazine Features

“It is so important to me to be able to raise awareness because my disease is rare and ...

Does your homemade mask work? Here’s how to test it

Posted on Jul 27, 2020 by The Conversation

If a surgeon arrived at the operating theatre wearing a mask they had made that morning from a ...

How to access FREE Covid-19 screening & referrals

WATCH: Tracking Covid-19 cases is “tricky” – Epidemiologist believes SA numbers aren’t accurate

Posted on Jul 24, 2020 by Watch This

South Africa now has over 400 000 confirmed Coronavirus cases, with the death toll over 6,000. Gauteng remains ...

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