MAIL & GUARDIAN: Coronavirus

WHO: Half of Africa’s countries can still avoid a serious outbreak

But only if draconian border closures are accompanied by effective public health interventions

From cholera to corona: The politics of plagues in Africa

What lessons can we learn for today from the 2008-09 cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe?

Who qualifies for Covid-19 testing?

Not everyone can get tested for the coronavirus. There are structures in place guiding health practitioners when it comes to screening patients for testing

The Covid-19 pandemic is a wildcard that will change politics as we know it

The crisis is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for unscrupulous leaders to further their own interests — and they are already taking advantage

Covid-19: Lessons from the zombie apocalypse

Humans are primed to lay the blame for this pandemic at nature’s door, but if we do not wish to reap disaster, we should not sow its seeds

Eusebius McKaiser: A letter to us people who live in the suburbs

The Covid-19 lockdown means wealthy citizens must take a long-overdue look at our privilege. Now is the time for cross-class solidarity

Take a hard look inside yourself

Turning South Africa into an equal country where all people are seen and valued requires white people to unlearn oppressive ways of being

M&G’s latest Covid-19 projections

Covid-19 numbers are prompting disaster declarations and dramatic action across South Africa this week. All steps should be directed by numbers

Our guide to the coronavirus outbreak in South Africa

The department of health noted in its statement on March 19 that recoveries in previously reported cases were beginning to emerge. (John McCann/M&G)

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