SA’s largest pharmacy retail network, Clicks, announced that it plans to buy the Pick n Pay’s retail pharmacy business, including 25 in-store pharmacies which will be rebranded to Clicks.
News24 reported on May 10, that Dr Asmal Dasoo, convenor of the Progressive Health Forum, is convinced that South Africa should move to a higher lockdown level to further limit gatherings.
According to the latest US research, published in April in the journal Nature, Covid-19 survivors were about 39% more likely to have a new diabetes diagnosis in the six months after infection than non-infected users of the veterans’ affairs health system.
In the first week of May the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) reported the first SA cases of a coronavirus variant initially identified in India. According to the NICD early signs of a third wave of infections have been detected in Gauteng.