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Bats in the belfry:
Time for a rethink on a troubling harvest

Dr Andrew Venter on how the unsustainable exploitation of wildlife is putting human health at ever increasing risk.

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Worldwide call for ban on wildlife markets

The World Health Organisation has been asked to publicly confirm the threat posed to health by the trade in wildlife, Laura du Toit reports.

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More questions than answers

Escapism proves hard to find for Jono Hornby. The diarist muses on communal living with “bloody academics” and journalists and how even at a family birthday celebration, subjects like social

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Alas poor Yorick:
Musings on masks and mortality by top medic

Some of us will survive the coronavirus pandemic. Some of us will not. In the meantime, wear a mask, says respected  physician Dr Jonas Sharma.

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‘Speed science’ and online rumour blur fact and fiction

Battling to cope with the incessant hum of contradictory Covid-19 messages and information? Fatima Khan guides us through the minefield.

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Coronavirus lockdown in pictures

WAITING FOR BETTER DAYS: A woman sits alone on a chair outside a restaurant in Da Nang, in central Vietnam. Picture: © www.iancarbutt.com

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A dream deferred

Locked down in Vietnam, Roving Reporters’ Bootlegging Baldy, aka Ian Carbutt, defers his dream . . .

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Help me get home to my sick child,
pleads SA mom stuck in Angola

Many South Africans work on oil fields in Angola or are doing business in the west African country. A flight ban in the wake of the coronavirus has stranded at

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Covid-19: Why testing takes time and what to expect

There’s a lot more going on behind the scenes in the testing labs than most patients realise, writes Fatima Khan

Coronavirus Chronicles Social and Justice issues

Stay at home, South Africans!

The Kiffness’s Dave Scott yesterday posted this powerful video, Toto – Africa (Covid 19 version), urging people to stay at home to slow down the spread of coronavirus.  As the