Media and COVID-19


8 Jun 2020 | Comorbidities raise concerns

Comorbidity and comorbid conditions are common medical terms that refer to one or more diseases or conditions that occur along with another condition ...

8 Jun 2020 | Covid-19: Eastern Cape fears as worst predicted

SA has already been hit hard by the impact of Covid-19 and the subsequent lockdown declared by the government, but indications are the worst may still...

8 Jun 2020 | Govt cops flak from tripartite alliance for ‘heavy handed’ lockdown

The tripartite alliance is warning the government that the lockdown’s legitimacy is at risk given the unintended consequence of favouring some p...

8 Jun 2020 | Lockdown is a psychological pressure cooker, data shows

SA is in a ‘moment of psychological crisis’, according to a recent surveySA is in a state of psychological crisis as a result of the exten...

8 Jun 2020 | Social scientists feel left out in Covid-19 fight

Social scientists have felt excluded in the Covid-19 fight, lamenting that a government information blackout had disabled their research to fully unde...

8 Jun 2020 | Some citizens willing to sacrifice rights to curb COVID-19 spread - survey

SHRC developmental, capable and ethical state division director Prof Narnia Bohler-Muller details the survey. A survey by the University of Johannesbu...

8 Jun 2020 | Tobacco is banned to protect lives - Dlamini-Zuma

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says the decision to temporarily ban the sale of tobacco products durin...

5 Jun 2020 | Citizens who trust Ramaphosa willing to sacrifice human rights to curb Covid-19 spread, survey finds

South Africans, who have trust in President Cyril Ramaphosa, are more likely to sacrifice their human rights in order to curb the spread of the corona...

5 Jun 2020 | Government cops flak from tripartite alliance for 'heavy handed' lockdown

The tripartite alliance is warning the government that the lockdown’s legitimacy is at risk given the unintended consequence of favouring some p...

5 Jun 2020 | SA citizens willing to sacrifice human rights in COVID-19 fight, study finds

A study conducted during the ongoing lockdown has found that many South Africans are willing to sacrifice their human rights on order to counter the s...