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National Health Act to be Amended - Post COVID-19

Toward the end of March 2022, South Africa's COVID-19 disaster condition was declared over. National Health Act (NHA) regulations are currently being revised to incorporate some of the pandemic standards. 

There is still time for the general public to weigh in on the proposed alterations until July. Deliberation hasn't been far behind, and the changes could be put to the test in court. In addition, there have been researchers. 


Protests over the planned standards have also been made by South Africa's authority opposition, the Democratic Alliance (DA). 


About a month ago the group tweeted: "Constrained COVID-19 immunization would make you feel what kind of person you are. It is imperative that you resist the temptation to cede control of the situation to NDZ and/or the Minister of Health." 


Shorthand for the pandemic standards pastor and pastor of helpful administration, NDZ is Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. 


Shadow health minister Michele Clarke told Africa Check that the recommendations would be published "notwithstanding current regulation and guidelines" and that they would "incorporate COVID-19 as a Notifiable Medical Condition." 


Those who test positive for COVID-19 would be "permitted under the standards to restrict specific privileges and power practices," according to Clarke. WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter have also been used to propagate rumors about the planned restrictions.

Source:

https://ewn.co.za/2022/05/21/africa-check-explaining-proposed-amendments-to-south-africa-s-health-law


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