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Second case of COVID-19 case has been confirmed in Africa

A second case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Africa

Posted on Feb 27, 2020 by Contributor

With the second case of COVID-19 confirmed in Africa, the World Health Organisation advises all African countries to ...

SA will not be reckless in implementing national health insurance – Ramaphosa

Posted on Feb 25, 2020 by ANA Newswire

The South African government will not be reckless in implementing national health insurance, but will apply it in ...

How does an outbreak turn into a pandemic?

How does an outbreak turn into a pandemic?

Posted on Feb 24, 2020 by Watch This

With the rapid spread of the new coronavirus, many people are wondering if it may soon be classified ...

Have experts underestimated the spread of novel coronavirus?

Breakthrough for novel coronavirus vaccine development

Posted on Feb 24, 2020 by Contributor

A critical breakthrough has been made toward developing a vaccine for the 2019 new coronavirus...

Coronavirus update: South Korean cases jump, China counts 150 more virus deaths

Posted on Feb 24, 2020 by ANA Newswire

South Korea reported another large jump in new virus cases Monday a day after the president called for ...

Study points Africa’s need to prepare for the coronavirus

Study points Africa’s need to prepare for the coronavirus

Posted on Feb 21, 2020 by Contributor

Along with Egypt and Algeria, South Africa is one of the African countries most at risk for coronavirus, ...

Controversial church at centre of S Korean coronavirus outbreak

Posted on Feb 21, 2020 by ANA Newswire

South Korea has a total of 204 cases of the virus, which causes COVID-19 disease.

2 Elderly Diamond Princess cruise ship passengers with coronavirus die in Japan

Posted on Feb 21, 2020 by ANA Newswire

Two elderly passengers taken off the Diamond Princess cruise ship because they were infected with a new virus ...

Let’s talk about periods: Here’s what SA youth are asking Sho Madjozi’s chatbot

Posted on Feb 20, 2020 by PRESS

Almost 40 000 young South Africans are seeking advice from Sho Madjozi’s Menstrual Education Chatbot...

Have experts underestimated the spread of novel coronavirus?

Have experts underestimated the spread of novel coronavirus?

Posted on Feb 17, 2020 by Contributor

Swedish researchers say that the new coronavirus probably has a stronger ability to spread than the World Health ...

CBD: Rising star or popular fad?

Posted on Feb 17, 2020 by The Conversation

There is strong evidence that CBD has enduring health benefits in the treatment of intractable epilepsy...

Novel coronavirus: How prepared is the African region?

Posted on Feb 14, 2020 by PRESS

While there are no confirmed new coronavirus cases in Africa, countries in Africa are preparing for potential outbreaks...

Coronavirus outbreak renews concerns about slaughtering wild animals

Posted on Feb 14, 2020 by ANA Newswire

Scientists have not yet determined exactly how the new coronavirus first infected people. Evidence suggests it originated in ...

How effective are face masks in helping protect against the novel coronavirsus?

Can face masks help prevent novel coronavirus?

Posted on Feb 13, 2020 by Watch This

How effective are face masks in helping protect against the novel coronavirus?...

Sales of protective nasal spray surge as coronavirus spreads

Posted on Feb 12, 2020 by The Citizen

The virus has infected more than 40,000 people worldwide and killed over 1,000.

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Better handwashing at airports could slow the spread of the novel coronavirus

Posted on Feb 12, 2020 by Contributor

Improving the rate of handwashing at just 10 major airports could significantly slow the spread of viral diseases ...

Bat viruses have been the origin of some of the worst viral outbreaks, possibly including the recent novel coronavirus outbreak...

Coronavirus: Why are bat viruses so deadly?

Posted on Feb 12, 2020 by Contributor

Bat viruses have been the origin of some of the worst viral outbreaks, possibly including the recent coronavirus ...

Second case of COVID-19 case has been confirmed in Africa

61 Test negative for coronavirus in SA

Posted on Feb 12, 2020 by News24.com

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) says it has tested 61 people for the coronavirus and all ...

Coronavirus deaths top 1,000, infections reach 37,626

Posted on Feb 11, 2020 by ANA Newswire

Since the beginning of the outbreak in December, the virus has spread to about two dozen countries, but ...

Doc who blew the whistle on coronavirus dies in China – Total deaths increase to 636

Posted on Feb 7, 2020 by ANA Newswire

Within a half-hour of announcing earlier Friday that Li was in critical condition, the hospital received nearly 500,000 ...

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