Pharmaceutical giant, Dischem and retailer Clicks are now offering Covid-19 antibody tests at any of its clinics nationwide. Speaking on VOC’s Breakfast show on Tuesday morning, epidemiologist Dr Jody Boffa detailed the difference between the PCR test (PCR tests are used to directly detect the presence of an antigen, rather[…]
Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat, who was transferred to an Israel hospital on Sunday suffering from the coronavirus, was placed on a ventilator on Monday after his condition deteriorated, a spokeswoman for the facility said. “Mr Erekat had a quiet night but this morning his condition deteriorated, and it is now[…]
Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize and his wife have tested positive for the coronavirus (Covid-19), Mkhize said on Sunday. “I wish to inform the public that this afternoon [Sunday] my wife, Dr May Mkhize, and I have tested positive for Covid-19,” Mkhize said in a statement. “We decided to go[…]
New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern won a second term in office on Saturday, delivering the biggest election victory for her centre-left Labour Party in half a century as voters rewarded her for a decisive response to COVID-19. The win is also the reward for Ardern’s leadership through a series[…]
Amnesty International documents that Gulf’s Arab monarchies have used the pandemic as a pretext to increase repressive measures. A new human rights report by Amnesty International (AI), shows that Covid-19 restrictions have created a perfect opportunity for Arab autocratic states, like the UAE and Saudi Arabia, to increase the suppression[…]
South Africa has surpassed the 700 000 mark in confirmed COVID-19 cases. The country recorded 2 019 new cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases to 700 203. The country also recorded 69 new COVID-19 related deaths, taking the total number of people who succumbed[…]
Facebook will start banning advertisements that discourage people from getting vaccinated, the social media company said, as it also announced a new flu vaccine information campaign. The United States-based company said in a blog post on Tuesday that ads advocating for or against legislation or government policies around vaccines, including a COVID-19[…]
Donald Trump will be able to return to public events from Saturday, his doctor announced late on Thursday, saying the United States president’s condition after being diagnosed with COVID-19 had improved. In a statement from the White House, Dr Sean Conley said Trump had “responded extremely well to treatment” and[…]
A limited number of people circled Islam’s holiest site in Mecca on Sunday after Saudi Arabia lifted coronavirus restrictions that had been in place for months. The kingdom took the rare step of suspending the Umrah – the smaller pilgrimage that draws millions all year round from around the world[…]
Parents of learners at Heathfield high school have voiced their discontent over the treatment of principal Wesley Neumann and have accused the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) of using bullying tactics to silence him. Neumann is facing disciplinary action by the department yesterday and attended a pre-trial hearing on Monday,[…]
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