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Cape Town heads out to light up braais ahead of Heritage Day
(Independent Online, 2020)
For residents enjoying Cape Town’s parks and beaches, and with Heritage Day just around the corner, the city advised that safety comes first. “People should adhere to all the safety protocols which have been implemented ...
‘Doctors to improve in treating COVID-19 before a vaccine is developed’
Director of research development at the University of the Western Cape Professor Burtram Fielding says there is a strong possibility that doctors will get better at treating and saving the lives of COVID-19 patients before ...
District-based approach won't contain COVID-19 in WC – UWC virologist
(EYEWITNESS NEWS, 2020)
CAPE TOWN - A University of the Western Cape (UWC) virologist believes a district-based approach will not contain the spread of the coronavirus in the Western Cape. Last week, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said government ...
SA part of a charge to develop a vaccine for Covid-19
(Independent online, 2020)
Cape Town - With infections of the coronavirus surpassing the 1.3million mark and deaths at 76507 worldwide, the rush to find a cure is increasing, with South Africa playing its part. Globally, more than 35 companies and ...
Those who are most at risk
For all three deadly human coronavirus , advanced age ,being male, and the presence of other pre-existing medical conditions-including obesity, diabetes and heart disease- are the major factors linked to severe disease ...
HIV and human Coronavirus coinfections: A historical perspective
Seven human coronaviruses (hCoVs) are known to infect humans. The most recent one, SARS-CoV-2, was isolated and identified in January 2020 from a patient presenting with severe respiratory illness inWuhan, China. Even ...