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What works and doesn’t once you have Covid-19

Myths abound about what works and doesn’t once you have contracted the virus. As the second wave engulfs the country here is what specialists have to say

Homecoming: Quarantine chronicles

Fourteen days of quarantine in a Centurion hotel may be tedious, but for Kate Bartlett, there are plenty of laughs with new friends

Carlos on quaranting the ANC’s corrupt

The ANC has a solution for cadres: Wait until the next news cycle. Rinse. Repeat.

Review: ‘Afterland’ — a novel that foreshadows the Covid-19 pandemic

For the past five years, Lauren Beukes has been working on a book set in the aftermath of a global epidemic. Its release couldn’t have been more timely

Nurses ‘threatened’ after refusing to attend to people in quarantine

Sixteen people identified during mass testing in the Eastern Cape were first taken to a B&B before being taken to a hospital

It’s our diplomatic duty to bring South Africans back home — Dirco

South Africans stuck abroad are told to be patient while the government is negotiating with different countries and working on ways to bring them back home

Playlist: RnBetter Not Go Outside

Fight the indoor blues with our R&B lockdown playlist featuring the likes of SWV, Ashanti and Keith Sweat

Old artistic forms find new mediums in uncertain times

Music, art and theatre are moving online as cultural workers adjust to lockdown

Get your quarantine on — the best in virtual entertainment

With everyone settling into an indoors routine or starting to lose it because of cabin fever, this guide should remind you that creativity and beauty still exist, virtually represented but there, nonetheless.

South Africans from Wuhan quarantine group safe to go home

After testing negative for Covid-19, 112 South Africans quarantined in Limpopo can now go home

Editorial: Decisive leadership in Covid-19

Last week the Brazilian health minister warned that the country’s public health system was likely to collapse under the strain of the coronavirus by...

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

We’d be extinct if it weren’t for hope

Hope requires empathy and a courageous optimism and faith that, as a species, our existence as humans transcends even the darkest of times

Covid-19: Are we at a disadvantage compared to China and Singapore?

South Africans are economically stressed and will quickly find ways to circumvent restrictions. Without social mobilisation we won't be able to ensure the compliance that other countries have been able to enforce

Constitutional rights during disaster

New regulations have a far-reaching impact on people’s rights, but they are finely balanced against people’s Constitutional rights

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