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4,074 new cases and 9 deaths reported in South Africa

South Africa has recorded 4,074 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) reported on Saturday. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 3,952,193. This increase represents a positivity rate of 14.2%. There have also been nine new Covid-related deaths recorded in

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Covid-19 update: 1,004 new cases and 16 deaths reported in South Africa

South Africa has recorded 1,004 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) reported on Monday. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 3,954,971, representing a 9.4% increase in the positivity rate. There were also 16 recorded Covid-related deaths, bringing the cumulative

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Ivermectin discontinued as treatment for Covid-19 in South Africa

The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (Sahpra) announced that the antiparasitic drug Ivermectin is no longer authorized to be prescribed to patients with Covid-19. Sahpra has ended the controlled compassionate use access program with immediate effect, saying there is no credible evidence it helps treat Covid-19. He said there have been several developments regarding

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Covid-19 update: 2,809 new cases and 5 deaths reported in South Africa

South Africa has recorded 2,809 new cases of Covid-19, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service, announced. This brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,957,777. This increase represents a positivity rate of 12.6%. Today, the majority of new cases are from Gauteng (29%), followed by

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Iowa beach closed after brain-eating amoeba confirmed in Missouri

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A rare brain infection led Iowa officials to close a beach in Taylor County. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources said the temporary closure is a precautionary response to a confirmed Naegleria fowleri infection in a Missouri resident who was recently exposed while swimming to Lake of

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A Queensland woman’s struggle with a rare disease

Ellie Baxter was just 17 when she underwent gastric sleeve surgery after her physical and mental health was virtually non-existent due to a rare syndrome. A 19-year-old woman has revealed her only option to live life to the fullest is gastric sleeve surgery after being diagnosed with elastic skin. Ellie Baxter was just 17 when

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Covid-19 update: 2,647 new cases reported in South Africa

South Africa has recorded 2,647 new cases of Covid-19, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service, announced. This brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,960,424. This increase represents a positivity rate of 11.3%. Today, the majority of new cases come from Gauteng (34%), followed by

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