What is the reason governments, including our own, are slow to act on this potential Covid-19 medicine, and aren’t we past the time where their reluctance could be justified?
Posts published in “Health”
For a lot of Africans, traditional and Western medicine have a symbiotic relationship and are not deemed opposites
Language reflects our preoccupations, and words such as “spike”, “contract”, “admission”, “prevention”, “grant”, “MAC” and “amid” now predominate in reporting on the virus
To combat anxiety in a disrupted, pandemic-riddled world, it’s better to channel creativity into storytelling, art and design than into conspiracy theories
The effects of plagues in antiquity and modern ages reveal startling similarities.
The 800 metre world champion will be unable to defend her gold medal in the 800m race at the Tokyo Olympics in 2021. In order to compete Semenya is expected to take testosterone suppressing medication
There are just some things that you can never ever prepare for
The use of biotechnology for human disease control may be an innovative idea but it takes more than that to solve public health problems
Science occupies centre stage in the frantic search for medical solutions to the Covid-19 pandemic, but popular misconceptions, censorship and financial interests abound