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WHO experts to arrive in Wuhan for delayed virus probe

The 10 scientists will investigate the origins of the new virus in a politically fraught mission that comes more than a year after the pandemic began, with accusations Beijing has tried to thwart the project.

WHO experts to wade into tricky territory in hunt for virus’ origins

A year after the outbreak started, WHO experts are due in China for a highly politicised visit to explore the origins of the coronavirus,...

2020 in pictures

Mail & Guardian pictures editor Paul Botes presents some of the most striking images of 2020

A brief history of anti-black violence in China

The recent news of evictions and mistreatment of African students in China during the Covid-19 pandemic is rooted in a history of violence and discrimination

SOS: Covid-19 leaves stranded Africans distressed and abandoned

Many African governments have paid little more than lip service to their citizens stranded all over the world

How China broke the chain of infection

As information about the coronavirus emerged, the Chinese government and Chinese society began to organise an immense campaign against its spread

Building Carma: Matters of the heart and its diseases

Research at Stellenbosch University looks at the link between viral infections and cardiovascular disease

Pandemic gives us a last chance to avert climate – and social – catastrophe

As Covid-19 upends life, it has taught us critical lessons and offers an opening to confront other crises. Political will is required, of course

‘My biggest fear was getting the virus and dying in a foreign country’

South African Wuhan evacuee speaks about his nine-week ordeal

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

The coronavirus outbreak through the eyes of a South African doctor in Seattle

The coronavirus outbreak through the eyes of a South African doctor in Seattle

Surviving Covid-19 — and Modi

A religious and nationalist agenda has replaced the promise of development and left India ill-equipped to manage the pandemic

Editorial: Coronavirus – These are unusual times

South Africa had kept Covid-19 from entering the country for a long time. But in recent days, the number of confirmed cases has increased

665 to 12-million infected: The possible SA coronavirus numbers

If nothing changes and infections continue to increase at the current rate, South African healthcare facilities could be further overwhelmed

Fear, ignorance stalks returnees from Wuhan

The cost of placing South African evacuees from Wuhan in quarantine in Limpopo will cost an estimated R6.7-million

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