The mayor of Wuhan, the epicenter of China’s coronavirus outbreak, drew ire from Chinese internet users for what many saw as an over generous self-evaluation of his handling of an interview with state television – despite also offering to step down.
Australia confirmed on Monday its fifth case of a new coronavirus, with health officials saying the case involved a 21-year-old woman who was on the last flight out of the Chinese city of Wuhan to Sydney before China imposed a travel ban.
The NICD together with the Department of Health has developed and distributed clinical guidelines for doctors and nurses in the private and public health sector to detect and respond to the deadly coronavirus should it spread to South Africa.
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) says investigations are continuing after hundreds of dead birds were discovered on the premises of a prominent parrot breeder in Randburg, Gauteng.
South Africa’s Department of Health said on Thursday port health authorities have enhanced surveillance for all travellers from Asia, especially China, following an outbreak of coronavirus in the country.