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Herd immunity approaches to COVID-19 a ‘Dangerous Fallacy,’ Lancet Open Letter

A group of 80 researchers have written an open letter in The Lancet in which they warn that a so-called herd immunity approach to...

Allergy

Time to name, shame, jail abusers ‘promoting death and mortality across...

The president of the Africa Health Federation, Dr Amit Thakker, has called for the establishment of an Africa COVID 19 Discipline Index as a...

Cardiology

More volunteers needed for COVID-19 Doctors on Call Programme

The Covid-19 Doctors on Call oversight committee is appealing to all South African registered doctors to consider voluntary participation in the Covid-19 Doctors on...

Critical Care

More volunteers needed for COVID-19 Doctors on Call Programme

The Covid-19 Doctors on Call oversight committee is appealing to all South African registered doctors to consider voluntary participation in the Covid-19 Doctors on...

Dermatology

More volunteers needed for COVID-19 Doctors on Call Programme

The Covid-19 Doctors on Call oversight committee is appealing to all South African registered doctors to consider voluntary participation in the Covid-19 Doctors on...

Diabetes

Alternative treatment guide issued for osteoporosis during COVID-19

In a joint guidance document issued by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, Endocrine Society, European Calcified...

Dietetics

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Emergency Medicine

More volunteers needed for COVID-19 Doctors on Call Programme

The Covid-19 Doctors on Call oversight committee is appealing to all South African registered doctors to consider voluntary participation in the Covid-19 Doctors on...

Gastroenterology

General Practice

Gynaecology

HIV

Top stories you may have missed

Here are some of the articles MedBrief Africa readers found the most interesting in the past week

Hospital

Imaging

Nephrology

Has COVID prompted a rethink on NHI?

As a registered health professional who has probably already had a COVID experience in one way or another and now more than likely to...

Neurology

Nurses

Alternative treatment guide issued for osteoporosis during COVID-19

In a joint guidance document issued by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, Endocrine Society, European Calcified...

Oncology

More volunteers needed for COVID-19 Doctors on Call Programme

The Covid-19 Doctors on Call oversight committee is appealing to all South African registered doctors to consider voluntary participation in the Covid-19 Doctors on...

Ophthalmology

Occupational health ‘high risk’ for contracting virus

The occupational health environment during this COVID-19 challenge is most certainly stressful and high risk for contracting the disease, according to Far East Rand...

Optometry

Occupational health ‘high risk’ for contracting virus

The occupational health environment during this COVID-19 challenge is most certainly stressful and high risk for contracting the disease, according to Far East Rand...

Paediatrics

Pain and Anaesthesia

Alternative treatment guide issued for osteoporosis during COVID-19

In a joint guidance document issued by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, Endocrine Society, European Calcified...

Pharmacy

Psychiatry

Novaerus technology: Guaranteeing the safety of medical facilities against airborne infections...

The coronavirus pandemic’s devastating impact on medical practices as patient numbers dwindled because of fear of infection and practices had to close and disinfect...

Surgery

Poor data, centralised procurement issues COVID-unearthed threats to NHI

The poor and limited use of data since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has to be realised and strengthened particularly in light of...

Urology

Has COVID prompted a rethink on NHI?

As a registered health professional who has probably already had a COVID experience in one way or another and now more than likely to...