Covid-19 patients quarantined at Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg allege that the catering company has provided them with expired food, which they say, “makes their [health] situation worse.”
“Growing up, I used to help my grandparents with their small garden where we grew flowers, cabbage and spinach. That’s where I developed an interest in farming,” says Amogelang Moroba, chairperson of the Soshanguve-based organisation #Helpafriendout.
Scientists are hard at work learning everything there is to know about coronavirus – and their research could lead to breakthroughs in preventing the spread of Covid-19, reducing mortality rates and improving treatment regimes.
The nutrition challenges facing South Africa are complex and underpinned by historical and current inequalities, while undernutrition coexists with the rising incidence of obesity and non-communicable diseases, say experts.
Over eighty residents and staff of the Greek Old Age Home in Orange Grove are awaiting the results of their tests after the facility recorded its first case of Covid-19 last week. Due to the backlog of tests being processed nationally, results could take up to 11 days, writes Jamaine Krige.