Increased risk of COVID transmission with Delta variant

Dr Richard Friedland, chief executive officer of Netcare, says that the surge in COVID-19 cases and high admissions to hospitals in Gauteng are directly linked to the emergence of the Delta variant in South Africa. “Initial modelling suggested that Gauteng would experience a third wave, which would be lower than […]

Priority vaccination plea to save lives

With the rate of infections ever climbing and new variants always posing a risk, QASA is fighting to ensure its members are kept safe Risk of death rather than mortality rates should be the criteria that secures priority vaccination argues the QuadPara Association of South Africa (QASA). The organisation has […]

Priority vaccination plea to save lives

Risk of death rather than mortality rates should be the criteria that secures priority vaccination argues the QuadPara Association of South Africa (QASA). The organisation has made a plea to the Department of Health to include quadriplegics and paraplegics in the second round of the vaccine roll out. The organisations […]

Hate you, COVID!

COVID has devasted many families and individual lives. LEON FLEISER shares how this virus has caused havoc in the sporting world On December 23, I got my COVID test results back … positive for COVID-19. I started feeling sick that morning, but not too bad. A day later, I was...

This content is for Gold and Silver members only.
Log In Register

We are all in this together

After a challenging year, RAVEN BENNY expresses the need for South Africans to come together in the new year Who could have known that with the first month of the new year behind us, staff back at work and kids going back to school that things would be almost normal...

This content is for Gold and Silver members only.
Log In Register

Time to fight the pandemic fatigue

As we enter our eigth month in lockdown, still battling the coronavirus, many struggle with pandemic fatigue as they tire of safety measures. However, Raven Benny calls on his fellow South Africans to keep heart and stay safe As the world awaited the outcome of the United States presidential elections,...

This content is for Gold and Silver members only.
Log In Register

Level 1 travel restrictions

Although international travel is open, it is by no means easier to travel. Mandy Latimore takes a look at the rules in place to protect travellers from COVID-19 With the president moving the country to Level 1 of the lockdown, there have been conflicting and confusing reports about travel into...

This content is for Gold and Silver members only.
Log In Register