The coronavirus infection is unmasking diabetes that’s undiagnosed by causing high glucose levels, according to two Johannesburg-based specialist doctors dealing with diabetes.
Reports of people overdosing on umhlonyane (Artemisia afra) has sparked a debate on how to use the African traditional herb in the prevention and management of diseases.
South African scientists will be monitoring developments in Brazil which is also about to resume a large COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial.
Wits University is collaborating with the University of Oxford and the Oxford Jenner Institute on the South African leg of the trial for a coronavirus vaccine.
Wits University has appointed Nuclear Physicist Professor Zeblon Vilakazi as its new Vice-Chancellor and Principal.