Global Statistics

All countries
60,250,141
Confirmed
Updated on November 25, 2020 1:21 pm
All countries
41,200,068
Recovered
Updated on November 25, 2020 1:21 pm
All countries
1,417,987
Deaths
Updated on November 25, 2020 1:21 pm

Global Statistics

All countries
60,250,141
Confirmed
Updated on November 25, 2020 1:21 pm
All countries
41,200,068
Recovered
Updated on November 25, 2020 1:21 pm
All countries
1,417,987
Deaths
Updated on November 25, 2020 1:21 pm
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Rassie: There are various benefits for SA rugby to go north

As SA Rugby moves to determine which franchises will go to Europe in future, Rassie Erasmus has noted several potential benefits for the local game should that route be followed.The national director of rugby believes the high world rankings of Wales, Ireland and Scotland mean PRO Rugby is competitive and that fans will eventually identify…

Is There an Optimal Time to Get Your Flu Shot This Year?

Photo: pixelaway (Shutterstock)Flu shots are already available in many places, and as we’ve noted, it’s especially important to get your flu shot this year. (You don’t want to have COVID and the flu, nor do you want to catch the flu and seek testing and care because you don’t know whether it might be COVID.)…

Covid-19: There are hopeful signs the virus has peaked, says SAMRC

A medical staffer at the Nasrec field hospital in Johannesburg. Photo by Gallo Images/Sharon Seretlo There are hopeful signs Covid-19 reached its peak at the end of July, says the South African Medical Research Council. Professor Debbie Bradshaw says the Western Cape stands out as having a much slower epidemic. Council president and CEO Glenda Grey says…

There are six different ‘types’ of COVID-19, researchers say

a study from King’s College London. Although the discovery may seem daunting, the study’s findings could actually help doctors predict earlier on which patients are most at-risk and likely to be hospitalized, compared to others who may not suffer from severe symptoms.Typically, the three key symptoms of the coronavirus include cough, fever and loss of…

Mokonyane: There seems to be an ‘excessive desperation’ by Agrizzi to discredit me | News24

Former minister Nomvula Mokonyane has accused former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi of being insensitive towards her and her family. Mokonyane says there seems to be an "excessive desperation" by Agrizzi to discredit her and "'destroy the little of what remains" of her character. She says it is hurtful for Agrizzi to claim that Bosasa paid for her…

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City of Cape Town urges people to leave Kataza the baboon alone

Kataza the baboon. Facebook / Baboon Matters The City of Cape Town has asked the public not to feed a baboon that has relocated to Tokai. The baboon, known as Kataza or SK11, is slowly being integrated into the Tokai troop. Video footage, however, shows humans feeding Kataza. The City of Cape Town has requested that Kataza…

Rassie: There are various benefits for SA rugby to go north

As SA Rugby moves to determine which franchises will go to Europe in future, Rassie Erasmus has noted several potential benefits for the local game should that route be followed.The national director of rugby believes the high world rankings of Wales, Ireland and Scotland mean PRO Rugby is competitive and that fans will eventually identify…

A Once-in-a-Century Climate ‘Anomaly’ Might Have Made World War I Even Deadlier

(John Finney Photography/Moment/Getty Images) An abnormally bad season of weather may have had a significant impact on the death toll from both World War I and the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic, according to new research, with many more lives being lost due to torrential rain and plummeting temperatures. Through a detailed analysis of an ice…