Covid-19 – SA comes to its senses
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Covid-19 – SA comes to its senses

The time-honoured medical principle of: ‘First, do no harm’ resonates loudly throughout this scientifically impeccable analysis of the government’s pragmatic about-turn in handling the Omicron variant. The authors are globally respected in their respective fields and their joint review of government actions and advice on what it could do better is cause for great optimism.…

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My Covid-19 journey gave me life – Dot Field on her three month battle

Dot Field shares her unbelievable battle with Covid-19, fighting off a variety of demons to win the battle against the virus which has hijacked the world over the past two years. Dot’s intense three month battle may be justification for the draconian-like regulations that surrounded the virus, due to its potent nature. Mentally and emotionally…

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Best of 2021: The UGLY truth about the Covid-19 lockdowns – Nick Hudson, co-founder of PANDA

The article was first published on 30 March 2021 PANDA (Pandemics – data and analysis) has been outspoken with regards to the policy-makers’ reaction to Covid-19, lockdowns and other approaches to the virus. Its viewpoints have ruffled feathers over the past year, with many in the establishment openly hostile towards the group of actuaries, accountants,…

Covid-19 booster shot rollout approved in SA — here’s when you can get it
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Covid-19 booster shot rollout approved in SA — here’s when you can get it

The South African Department of Health has approved the rollout of Covid-19 vaccine booster doses. This is according to MyBroadband, who report the doses will be available for those who received the initial Johnson and Johnson or Pfizer vaccines. A statement released by the department notes that from 24 December, those who received the single…

Covid- | Omicron

Omicron: may not be the last Covid-19 variant, but may be final ‘variant of concern’

When the Omicron variant was first discovered by South African scientists, the world responded by implementing travel bans and restrictions on several southern African countries. As medical experts raced to understand how the latest strain worked, concerns around vaccine protection were raised. Early research and studies indicate the most recent variant is more contagious, but…

Covid-19 spurs biggest rise in life insurance payouts since the 1918 flu epidemic – The Wall Street Journal
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Covid-19 spurs biggest rise in life insurance payouts since the 1918 flu epidemic – The Wall Street Journal

The Covid-19 pandemic last year drove the biggest increase in death benefits paid by US life insurers since the 1918 influenza epidemic, an industry trade group said. The Covid-19 pandemic last year drove the biggest increase in death benefits paid by US life insurers since the 1918 influenza epidemic, an industry trade group said. This…

Covid-19 recovery as evidence of immunity? – With insights from The Wall Street Journal
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Covid-19 recovery as evidence of immunity? – With insights from The Wall Street Journal

“Some workers opposed to vaccine mandates on the job are increasingly pointing to the same reason for their objection: They already had Covid-19.” “Some workers opposed to vaccine mandates on the job are increasingly pointing to the same reason for their objection: They already had Covid-19.” This article is exclusive to Biznews Premium. Members please…

Closing in on Covid-19 origins – With insights from The Wall Street Journal
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Closing in on Covid-19 origins – With insights from The Wall Street Journal

Ever since Covid-19 stretched across the globe, many have wondered where the virus originated. Initially, a WHO (World Health Organisation) investigation said that the most likely origin of the respiratory virus was that it transferred to humans through bats, “with an intermediary host.” The second theory was that bats had transmitted Covid-19 directly to humans.…

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Covid 19 early treatment – how much damage has been done by ignoring these options? Dr Anon.

Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, one of the common criticisms amongst those that have taken umbrage at the manner in which governments and institutions across the world have dictated the management of the disease is the failure to recognise and recommend early treatment options. The overarching advice that most people received was to…

Covid-19 will soon be endemic – With insights from The Wall Street Journal
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Covid-19 will soon be endemic – With insights from The Wall Street Journal

“Widespread immunity, vaccinated and natural, will bring control and a full return to normal,” reports The Wall Street Journal. “Widespread immunity, vaccinated and natural, will bring control and a full return to normal,” reports The Wall Street Journal. This article is exclusive to Biznews Premium. Members please login here. Not yet subscribed? Taste before you eat by…