A new breakthrough in detecting tuberculosis (TB) was made by researchers at the Universities of Pretoria (UP) and Leicester in the UK who invented a 3-D-printed insert that may help catch and retain live bacteria.
DIS-CHEM reported a 10% increase in revenue to R10.3-bn for the 22-week period from September 1, 2019, to February 2 this year.
Despite only one person in Africa so far diagnosed with Covid-19, experts warn of the potential for imminent havoc on an under-prepared, under-resourced continent, according to MedicalBrief. (19 February 2020).
Although President Cyril Ramaphosa said in his State of the Nation Address that afundamental condition for growth and development is a healthy and productive population, he gave no indication of government's thinking in this regard.