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HEALTH

The Covid-19 fourth wave is around the corner. Here is what to expect from it? (Opinion)

Background South Africa is one of the countries which has the most confirmed Covid-19 cases and its more likely to be hit by the fourth wave infections. Even the Health minister Joe Phaahla also confirmed that South Africa is going to be hit by this pandemic during mid December however this coming wave will be different from others.

  5 months ago ago
The Covid-19 fourth wave is around the corner. Here is what to expect from it? (Opinion)

HEALTH

Bad news for the following provinces as covid-19 cases increase

DURBAN - The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has sounded the caution in the wake of noticing a spike in Covid-19 cases in any event three territories.On Wednesday, the NICD detailed that there has been an upsurge in cases in the Northern Cape, North West and Free State.

  1 year ago ago
Bad news for the following provinces as covid-19 cases increase

HEALTH

The Covid-19 fourth wave is around the corner. Here is what to expect from it? (Opinion)

Background South Africa is one of the countries which has the most confirmed Covid-19 cases and its more likely to be hit by the fourth wave infections. Even the Health minister Joe Phaahla also confirmed that South Africa is going to be hit by this pandemic during mid December however this coming wave will be different from others.

  5 months ago ago
The Covid-19 fourth wave is around the corner. Here is what to expect from it? (Opinion)

HEALTH

Hard lockdown restrictions expected in South Africa amid 4th wave?

Dr Harry Moultrie has encouraged reluctant, unvaccinated South Africans to reevaluate, and get vaccinated He let Health24 know that there have been supported expansions in Covid-19 diseases in seven territories. South Africa is "plainly going into the fourth wave", he said. Dr Harry Moultrie on Wednesday asked reluctant, unvaccinated South Africans to rethink, and get immunized earliest, as he told Health24 that South Africa is "unmistakably going into the fourth wave".

  5 months ago ago
Hard lockdown restrictions expected in South Africa amid 4th wave?

HEALTH

Covid-19 in SA Gauteng has 3, 153 active cases.

Dr. Harry Moultrie, senior epidemiologist at the national institute for communicable deseased, The NICD spoke with eNCA's anchor Sally Burdett courtesy of #Dstv403 There is growi g concern on two fronts, first the Philiphino vessel docked on Durban Harbour on quarantine, after fourteen crew members tested positive for the virus.

  1 year ago ago
Covid-19 in SA Gauteng has 3, 153 active cases.

HEALTH

OPINION| NICD expert urgues people to vaccinate

South Africa is clearly entering into the fourth wave, Dr Harry Moultrie says, as he urged hesitant, unvaccinated South Africans to reconsider and get jabbed soonest ~ NEWS24 OPINION Thank you anti-vaxxers I'm so glad for all of you on Facebook we are learning so much from all of you logical thinking, crunching numbers, how to make assumptions, how to ignore sciency stuff and how to come to conclusions in record time.

  5 months ago ago
OPINION| NICD expert urgues people to vaccinate

COVID

40 000 deaths and terrible sabotage of ICU beds - shocking News!

Latest modelling estimated that ICU beds in the Eastern Cape and Western Cape provinces will be exceeded by the end of June. Profit motive preserve incentives to sabotage cost reduction has much to do with why we can't surge up emergency mass production of ventilators. But even countries with socialized medicine, do not have enough ICU hospital beds to deal with something like this. The reason we are in predicaments with few hospital beds can only be tied to fact that there a profit motive in the health car

  1 year ago ago
40 000 deaths and terrible sabotage of ICU beds - shocking News!

HEALTH

Coronavirus: Infections Could Reach 54 000 by the End of May In South Africa, Here Are 10 Hotspots

As South Africa’s confirmed cases of Covid-19 rose to 17,200, 312 deaths and 7960 Recovered on May 19, modelers said the number was likely to grow to 30,000 cases by the end of May at a best-case scenario and 54,000 cases in a worst-case scenario.  The modelling consortium led by Harry Moultrie, professor at Wits University, made its first public presentation to editors and journalists, at which consortium member UCT statistician Sheetal Silal said their projections showed that the mortality rate could b

  2 years ago ago
Coronavirus: Infections Could Reach 54 000 by the End of May In South Africa, Here Are 10 Hotspots

POLITICS

NCCC Has Some Tough Decisions To Make When They Meet With Cyril Ramaphosa On Wednesday - OPINION

Senior clinical disease transmission expert at the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), Dr Harry Moultrie, accepts the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) should settle on some extreme choices at their gathering with President Cyril Ramaphosa, which is set to occur tomorrow first thing.  In a meeting with Cape Talk, Moultrie said the NCCC may need to audit various issues, including the usage of the sea shore boycott in certain hotspot regions.  Ramaphosa a week ago positioned the nation

  1 year ago ago
NCCC Has Some Tough Decisions To Make When They Meet With Cyril Ramaphosa On Wednesday - OPINION

HEALTH

South Africa Sees Covid-19 Waves In Three Province

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service, has mentioned an upsurge in Covid-19 cases within the Northern Cape, North West and Free State Provinces.In a assertion on Wednesday, the NICD said it had referred to this improvement as it maintains to screen Covid-19 developments nationally.

  1 year ago ago
South Africa Sees Covid-19 Waves In Three Province

HEALTH

KZN distress bargains significant hit to Covid testing figures

DURBAN - LAST week's social turmoil has had huge reduction in the quantities of individuals testing for Covid-19 in KwaZulu-Natal. Rewritten The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) detailed that the social turmoil may have brought about higher contact rates and consequently the transmission of Sars-CoV-2.

  10 months ago ago
KZN distress bargains significant hit to Covid testing figures

HEALTH

Covid19 4th wave expectations

South Africa, which has the most affirmed Covid cases on the mainland, will probably be hit by a fourth rush of diseases yet its effect presumably wont be pretty much as extreme as during prior floods, new demonstrating ready for the public authority shows. Sero-pervasiveness reviews and different information demonstrate that an expected 60% to 70% of the populace has as of now contracted Covid-19, which along with inoculations will give security from extreme illness, the South African Covid-19 Modeling Consortium said in an internet based show on Wednesday.

  6 months ago ago
Covid19 4th wave expectations

HEALTH

South Africa knows too little about Covid-19

An epidemiologist from the government says there is "considerable uncertainty" over the spread of the coronavirus and the effectiveness of the state. Dr Harry Moultrie is a senior medical epidemiologist at the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), He said it is expected that parts of the country's healthcare system would be overwhelmed as a result of an expected "rapid increase in the number of Covid-19 cases in the coming months". It might take a few more weeks for a proper study on the effe

  2 years ago ago
South Africa knows too little about Covid-19

HEALTH

COVID-19: South Africa Can Expect Over 45 000 Deaths By November

With the government releasing COVID-19 projections and models publicly for the first time, the numbers are startling and worrisome. These figures come after the country's foremost experts modeled how the coronavirus will spread through the country with projections showing between 40 000 and 45 000 deaths in South Africa. The projections were released by Health Minister Zweli Mkhize and a consortium of experts that helped model the projections in a technical briefing on Tuesday night. According to the projec

  2 years ago ago
COVID-19: South Africa Can Expect Over 45 000 Deaths By November