28.1.2020 07:34 am
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases and the health department have distributed clinical guidelines to doctors and nurses, to accurately diagnose the virus.
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has assured South Africans it is prepared if the coronavirus makes its way to South Africa.
Chinese national has appealed to the international community for help.
Staff can only work three hours a day out of fears their offices might make them sick or worse.
He bacame worried especially when people would cough.
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases confirmed on Thursday that there have been no cases of the coronavirus in Africa, and that authorities and medical staff have been briefed.
The Second Sight Project will ‘struggle to accomplish its goals of ending preventable blindness in the target year of 2020’ without donations.
There are three options for the hospital’s future: renovations and re-opening it, renovating the existing hospital as Folateng Hospital, or demolishing it to build a compliant district hospital.
However, the department confirmed that illegal connections at the main water pipeline nearby had caused problems at the hospital from time to time.
A stakeholders meeting on January 6 discussed problems which included overcrowding in the ward, staff shortages, and inappropriate equipment storage.
‘Due to roads being barricaded, staff at health facilities in the area have not been able to attend to their official duties.’
A CRE outbreak has caused infections such as pneumonia and meningitis at the hospital’s Neonatal Unit.
A third person was confirmed to have died and 136 new cases were found over the weekend in Wuhan, taking the total number of people to have been diagnosed with the virus in China to 201.
Blood tests, interviews to be conducted as five are still critically ill after suspected poisoning in Cape Town
Eyewitnesses ran to help and paramedics rushed up and down the busy road tending to more and more people who had suddenly become very ill.
‘We still do not know what happened – whether one of the nurses picked her up and dropped her, or whether she fell, we don’t know.’