Media and COVID-19


27 Oct 2020 | Growth in 'Pandemic Fatigue' and non-compliance - Study

A recent study revealed a worrying trend pointing to lower public compliance with health safety measures and ‘Pandemic Fatigue’ as South A...

27 Oct 2020 | Survey shows strong support for extending social grants

Survey participants were provided with a set of 13 policy proposals and asked to indicate which they favoured. From this list, food parcels (70% suppo...

26 Oct 2020 | One in 3 South Africans don't wear masks | Survey | Dr Stephen Rule

One in 3 South African adults don't wear masks when leaving home. That's according to a #COVID19 democracy survey. Marcelle Gordon talks to Dr Stephen...

23 Oct 2020 | 4 in 10 South Africans believe COVID-19 threat exaggerated - survey

The University of Johannesburg and the Human Sciences Research Council have released findings of its COVID-19 democracy survey. A recent survey has sh...

23 Oct 2020 | Pandemic fatigue and complacency during lower lockdown levels increase likelihood of second wave

By Ben Roberts, Narnia Bohler-Muller, Ngqapheli Mchunu and Martin Bekker Relaxed attitudes about Covid-19 distancing, mask wearing and other preventa...

22 Oct 2020 | Dr Stephen Rule on The John Pearlman Show 702

Surveys show one in three adults in South Africa does not wear a mask when leaving home To listen to the interview click on the link below:...

22 Oct 2020 | Survey shows growing pandemic fatigue, complacency and unnecessary risk of exposure to Covid-19 during lower lockdown levels

Survey shows growing pandemic fatigue, complacency and unnecessary risk of exposure to Covid-19 during lower lockdown levels  ...

21 Oct 2020 | COVID-19 widens urban-rural gap - HSRC report

The unemployment crisis in rural areas is worsening.A Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) report suggests COVID-19 has widened the gap between citi...

21 Oct 2020 | Surveys show one in three adults in South Africa does not wear a mask when leaving home

By Stephen Rule, Kelebohile Afrika, Ngqapheli Mchunu and Samela MtyingizaneThe University of Johannesburg and Human Sciences Research Council Covid-19...

20 Oct 2020 | Survey confirms hunger in South Africa is escalating in the wake of the Covid-19 lockdown

By Yul Derek Davids, Benjamin Roberts, Narnia Bohler-Muller, Ngqapheli Mchunu, Samela Mtyingizane and Carin RuncimanFriday 16 October is National Food...