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The African Union (AU) says the continent is on high alert over the spread of the coronavirus that has gripped China.
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases((NICD) has reassured South Africans that measures are in place to detect and keep people safe from the coronavirus.
The South African Human Rights Commission(SAHRC) has called on the Department of Health in Gauteng to allocate more resources to the Tembisa hospital East of Johannesburg to deal with the overcrowding at the facility.
The European Commission said on Tuesday it would start helping repatriate Europeans from the Chinese region hit hardest by the coronavirus after a request from France.
Eleven babies that contracted the deadly Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteria are still being monitored at the Tembisa Hospital on Gauteng's East Rand where ten babies earlier died from the infection.
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.
Dam levels in the drought-stressed Karoo have risen to 22% following unexpected rains in the Gouritz-River catchment area last week. S
Two South African teachers working in China have been told to prolong their holidays due to the outbreak of the coronavirus.
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 Western Cape Health Department says it is ready to act if any coronavirus cases are reported in the province.
China's National Health Commission has warned that the ability of the coronavirus to spread is getting stronger and infections could continue to rise.
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.
More than 2 000 people globally have been infected with a new coronavirus, the vast majority of them in China, where 56 people have died from the disease, according to figures released on Sunday.
The Amathole District Municipality says recent rainfall in the Eastern Cape has brought the much-needed relief to the drought-stricken area
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.
The virus has also been detected in Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Nepal, France, the United States and Australia.
The African Union says the continent is on high alert over the spread of the coronavirus that has been reported in Asia.
Environmental activists and property owners along the Cape West Coast are threatening court action over the planned Boulders Wind Farm.
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.
Cases of new coronavirus in the United Kingdom (UK) are highly likely, one of the country’s top health bosses said on Friday.
There have been no cases of CoronaVirus identified in South Africa and on the African continent. That is according to the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a Division of the National Health Laboratory Service.
A new coronavirus has killed 25 people in China and infected more than 800, the government said on Friday, as the World Health Organization declared it an emergency but stopped short of declaring the epidemic of international concern.
China put on lockdown on Thursday two cities at the epicentre of a new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 people and infected nearly 600, as health authorities around the world scramble to prevent a global pandemic.
The World Health Organisation says smoking could significantly increase the risk of post-surgery complications.
Next month's women's Olympic football qualifiers in Wuhan have been shifted to Nanjing, the Asian Football Confederation said on Wednesday, following an outbreak of the new corona virus in the central Chinese city.
The Gauteng Health Department has outlined measures it's taking to prevent further infections at Tembisa Hospital's prenatal unit.
Chinese health authorities announced Wednesday that 440 confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) had been reported in the country by the end of Tuesday.
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen called on China on Wednesday to share "correct" information about a new coronavirus and for the World Health Organisation(WHO) not to exclude Taiwan from collaboration on the outbreak for political reasons.
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