Misinformation about Covid-19 is a cause for concern, but hearing from a vaccine-trial participant could help to allay the most prolific fears
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Working from home is getting tired as the sounds of the suburbs intrude on our columnist’s peace of mind. Practicing presence may offer a way out of the losses and woes of the second wave
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?
Language reflects our preoccupations, and words such as “spike”, “contract”, “admission”, “prevention”, “grant”, “MAC” and “amid” now predominate in reporting on the virus
Considering the humanitarian crisis which Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi warns could be unfolding — here follows an immersive experience at that border
The Year that Wasn’t was our practice run at being able to adapt, to be resilient, to mourn and to despair
While 2020 was put in a holding pattern, there was consensus that the Covid-19 pandemic would produce a “new normal”. But instead of a clean slate, the new normal will be shaped by residual issues we left in 2019
Nothing is quite as it seems, some things are a shell of their former selves. And that’s just the cheesecake
Conflicting messages about the pandemic beg us to go the way of philosophers and examine every claim to validity or truth, particularly with regard to evidence.