After a Twitter post from the GCIS in the Eastern Cape of a rather dishy doctor getting his jab went viral, many social media users have become instant fans of the ‘doctor in frame one’.
Despite a drop in active cases, health experts believe that the country is likely to face a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the winter months of 2021.
Taiwanese oncologist, Dr Mien-Chie Hung believes tannin found in red wine could have a positive effect in the treatment of COVID-19.
A doctor claims that Ivermectin has played a significant role in the current improved statistics surrounding COVID-19 in SA.
A new study found South Africa to be ‘unhealthiest country’ in the world, after scoring poorly for life expectancy and rates of premature death.
Dr Fauci says it’s ‘common sense’ and likely ‘more effective’ to wear two masks instead of one as it provides maximal protection.
Rachel Kolisi said that two more family members have tested positive for COVID-19 in a new Instagram update.
A high percentage of vaccine refusal among not just health care workers, but the general population, could be ‘problematic,’ Harvard epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch noted.
Frontline healthcare workers taking on COVID-19 have new colleagues who’ll provide much-needed help
The South African Medical Association (SAMA) has said that the latest measures, particularly the ban on alcohol, would provide much-needed relief to overworked and over-stretched healthcare workers and facilities
Netcare’s CEO said that while medical teams were committed to providing the best care available to all patients, “it may not, in circumstances where the demand exceeds or overwhelms the capacity, be able to provide all treatment options available in normal, non-pandemic circumstances.”
Coronavirus is continuing its spread across the world with almost 80 million confirmed cases in 190 countries and more than 1.7 million deaths.
The nine-year-old Ella Kissi-Debrah’s death certificate will now become the first in the world to list air pollution as a cause of death.
The scheme is aimed at the millions of South Africans in formal employment who cannot afford traditional medical scheme cover.
The 94-year-old Queen Elizabeth II is said to be a believer in constant physical activity and spends hours on her feet. Many want to know her secret.
World Stroke Day is observed on 29 October in order to raise awareness of the prevention and treatment of strokes.
Shortly after Angelo Agrizzi’s lawyer said his client’s condition was not improving, he suffered a heart attack.
Global Handwashing Day 2020: Marking this important day also serves as a call for all South Africans to wash their hands regularly.
The World Heart Federation is calling on people to #UseHeart to beat cardiovascular disease and make healthier choices.
As of the 1 October we can take to the skies once again and enjoy an array of post-COVID adventures. But travel is not how it used to be.
Nehawu marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Thursday 3 September to hand over a list of demands for healthcare workers.
The biggest union in the public health sector is threatening to completely withdraw its labour on 10 September should government fail to adhere to their demands
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize and Cuba’s ambassador to South Africa, Radolfo Benitez Verson are expected to give an update on the deployment of more than 200 doctors who were roped in to help the country in its battle against the coronavirus.