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Coronavirus Chronicles

Tracking Covid in sewers helps in virus fight

The Sars-Cov-2 virus has been detected in a number of wastewater treatment plants in KwaZulu-Natal. Fatima Khan reports on how researchers are turning this to good use.

Coronavirus Chronicles

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.

Coronavirus Chronicles

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

Coronavirus Chronicles The Future We Want

Boeing, Boeing, gone:
Jet-set spread the disease, but it’s the poor who pay

The coronavirus puts communities least able to deal with it at greatest risk. Expect more economic migration, sustainability crises and other maladies, writes environmentalist Dr Andrew Venter.