Covid-19 vaccination – yes or no? Dr Carmichael answers

Covid-19 vaccination – yes or no? Dr Carmichael answers

Dr Duncan Carmichael decided to write this article on Covid-19 vaccination in response to many of his patients asking him whether or not they should get the jab.The subject of Covid-19 vaccination has become so acutely sensitive that media publications which have published articles which simply expl

  Nadya Swart
Let’s not overlook Ivermectin, it saves lives – Professor Colleen Aldous

Let’s not overlook Ivermectin, it saves lives – Professor Colleen Aldous

UKZN Professor Colleen Aldous talks to Alec Hogg on a controversial topic that has divided opinions for many months now - Ivermectin.UKZN Professor Colleen Aldous talks to BizNews founder Alec Hogg on a controversial topic that has divided opinions for many months now – Ivermectin. Many academics in

  Justin Rowe-Roberts
Sweden daily Covid deaths hit zero, with human liberty still intact

Sweden daily Covid deaths hit zero, with human liberty still intact

As daily covid deaths in Sweden hits zero, the unusual strategy adopted by the country appears to have been the best approach to the pandemic.In early 2020, as countries across the globe locked down one by one – the almost infectious domino effect stopped abruptly with Sweden, which never imposed an

  Nadya Swart
Covid-19 vaccine registration for over-35s to commence in mid-July

Covid-19 vaccine registration for over-35s to commence in mid-July

Acting Health Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane said registration will commence from the July 15, with Covid-19 vaccine rollout from August 1.Only recently, the Health Department announced that the vaccination registration and subsequent rollout would be extended to individuals over the age of 50. N

  Jarryd Neves
Ivermectin: arguments for AND against its use as Covid-19 treatment

Ivermectin: arguments for AND against its use as Covid-19 treatment

Ivermectin and its use for the prevention and treatment of Covid-19 has quickly become a controversial issue. Various studies have been released, both for and against the use of Ivermectin. In this article by William Saunderson-Meyer, editor of Medical Brief, both sides of the Ivermectin argument ar

  Nadya Swart
Studies on Ivermectin show positive results as Covid-19 treatment

Studies on Ivermectin show positive results as Covid-19 treatment

This synopsis by Rubin van Niekerk is on Bryant’s peer reviewed meta analysis about 60 studies on the treatment impact of Ivermectin on Covid-19.The use of Ivermectin for the prevention and treatment of Covid-19 has been the subject of much debate. The World Health Organisation‘s recommendation agai

  Nadya Swart
How it works: Covid-19 vaccination process for persons over 50

How it works: Covid-19 vaccination process for persons over 50

The South African government has been harshly and repeatedly criticised for the slow rollout and execution of Covid-19 vaccinations. According to the National Institute for Communicable Diseases, the target is to vaccinate 67% of the country’s population by the end of 2021, in order to achieve popul

  Nadya Swart
State could save millions in claims for cerebral palsy – Gregory Whittaker

State could save millions in claims for cerebral palsy – Gregory Whittaker

Many cerebral palsy cases were believed to have been caused by oxygen deprivation. Whittaker says millions can be saved if other factors are considered.For the past 100 years, the majority of cerebral palsy cases were believed to have been caused by oxygen deprivation before or during labour. This h

  Jarryd Neves
Be your own President: lockdown your life to level 5 – Updated with audio

Be your own President: lockdown your life to level 5 – Updated with audio

As the Covid-19 infection rate continues to rise, Dr Daniel Israel reminds us that this pandemic will pass - but for now, try to stay home.As the Covid-19 infection rate continues to climb, particularly in Gauteng, many are wondering why government hasn’t enforced even stricter restrictions to curb

  Jarryd Neves
Ivermectin to be investigated as possible Covid treatment in UK study

Ivermectin to be investigated as possible Covid treatment in UK study

"We hope to generate robust evidence to determine how effective ivermectin is against Covid-19", said a professor of medicine at the University of Oxford.Ivermectin, a well-known anti-parasitic drug, is to be investigated in a UK study at the University of Oxford. Early studies have shown the drug t

  Jarryd Neves
Sick Until Proven Healthy – PANDA

Sick Until Proven Healthy – PANDA

It has been widely understood that Covid-19 may be spread by asymptomatic individuals – people who are infected yet show no symptoms of sickness. According to authors Abir Ballan and Helen Tindall, this has resulted in various public health recommendations – like mask wearing, social distancing and

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