Hlengiwe Hlabathi

Gauteng to get more schools

Fifty-four new schools will be opened in Gauteng this year and 150 science laboratories refurbished in previously disadvantaged communities.

TB patients used illness to scare off guards

More than 30 tuberculosis (TB) patients used their illness to scare security and nursing personnel as they ran away from a hospital in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape health spokesperson Sizwe Kupelo said on Tuesday. Twenty-five patients with multidrug-resistant TB and eight with extreme drug-resistant TB overpowered guards at the Jose Pearson Hospital on Thursday last week.

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