The Food and Drug Administration will allow doctors across the country to begin using plasma donated by coronavirus survivors to treat patients who are critically ill with the virus, under new emergency protocols approved. The FDA’s decision comes a day after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the state’s health department planned to begin treating… Continue reading FDA – coronavirus patients to be treated with blood from survivors
Ramaphosa address the government's plan to combat the spread of the coronavirus on 23 March 2020. A Nationwide lockdown. Ramaphosa met earlier on with business leaders at the Union Buildings in Pretoria to discuss the affect the disaster is having on businesses and the economy at large. He has also consulted faith… Continue reading Corona – Ramaphosa – 23 March 2020
Here an opinion by Dr Dimke - Listen to his video too. The highly contagious virus that has caused “The COVID- 9 Outbreak”, carries a significant vulnerability that may be immediately exploitable. In other words, this coronavirus can be stopped, far more easily than most people, and most health professionals, realize. Dr. Dan Lee… Continue reading Dr Dan Lee Dimke PhD – COVID-19 virus
Cape Bio Pharm - Diagnostic test kits for the coronavirus are in high demand - but all of them are imported. A South African company is looking to potentially change that and fast. A cheaper, locally produced kit would separate the seasonal flu sufferer from a person infected with COVID-19, alleviating the strain on… Continue reading COVID-19 – possible kit to test
The number of confirmed cases of the Covid-19 virus now stands at 150. The latest figures have risen by 34 from Wednesday's 116 confirmed cases. Tans is daar 150 positiewe gevalle, wat beteken dit het sedert Woensdag gestyg vanaf 116 bevestigde gevalle. * Coronavirus | Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize on measures to curb… Continue reading South Africa – Coronavirus 150 – where are they in SA?
'Coronavirus patients should not self-medicate with ibuprofen': WHO CONTACT YOUR DOCTOR People who suspect they have caught the coronavirus should not take the popular drug ibuprofen without consulting a doctor, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says, pointing to ongoing research into possible negative effects. * Kontak jou mediese dokter oor jou toestand as dit vererger… Continue reading Ibuprofen – Covid-19
The concern surfaced at the quarterly Industrial Emergency Planning Committee meeting held recently at the civic centre. GIVEN industry’s large employee numbers and significant international travel links, Richards Bay could be a prime location for the spread of the coronavirus. The concern surfaced at the quarterly Industrial Emergency Planning Committee meeting held recently at the… Continue reading Covid-19 virus – Richards Bay possible high risk areas