Nadia, the tiger who tested positive for the novel coronavirus in New York, and six other big cats who developed a dry cough at the Bronx Zoo appeared to be on the mend on Monday after doses of medication and tenderness.
South Africa’s Denel will design and develop medical ventilators in partnership with other state-owned entities, research bodies and medical technology companies to help treat coronavirus patients, the state arms and technology company said on Sunday.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) voiced concern on Monday that the wearing of medical masks by the general public could exacerbate the shortage for health workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The South African Medical Association (SAMA) is expected to approach the High Court in Polokwane, on Monday, to make an urgent application against the Limpopo Health Department with regard to the isolation of two doctors allegedly against their will.
The Limpopo Health Department says the two doctors at the centre of its dispute with the South African Medical Association (SAMA), acted irresponsibly while self-isolating, in letting their domestic worker come to work after they had tested positive for the coronavirus.
The South African Medical Association (SAMA) says it has requested Health Minister Zweli Mkhize to intervene in a dispute with the Limpopo Health Department over the forced quarantine of two doctors who tested positive for the coronavirus.