COVID-19

Final Year Medical Students Raise Concerns Around Graduation

Final year medical students are concerned they may not be able to graduate this year. As the COVID-19 lockdown continues in South...

Rent Strike Planned For South Africa

South Africans are organising a rent strike in the wake of the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak. In a...

Accessibility Is A Human Right

South Africa is slowly getting into grips with the realisation of a lockdown that doesn’t seem to have an end date anytime...

COVID-19 and Women’s Health

By Sibusiso Mkwananzi, CSDA South Africa has now been included in the countries affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. It...

South Africa’s Response To COVID-19 Worsens The Plight Of Waste Reclaimers

Melanie Samson, University of the Witwatersrand Lockdowns to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus are dramatically transforming people’s...

On The 21 Day Lock Down

The Right to Life It would appear that President Ramaphosa is taking the necessary steps to safeguard lives. Many...

Children In Kashmir Are Away From Schools And Ban On The...

Safina Nabi, Indian Administered Kashmir: In circumstances triggered by the coronavirus, the free flow of information is necessary. Whether it’s about the...

Why Comparing COVID-19 Lockdowns With War Zones Is Wrong

As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, many states have instituted lockdowns and quarantines for their citizens. South Africa is currently...

COVID-19 Compromises Social Networks. What This Means For People In Humanitarian...

Jeeyon Kim, Tufts University; Daniel Maxwell, Tufts University, and Sabina Robillard, Tufts University The novel coronavirus is now being...

Important Resources For The Lockdown

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on March 24 that South Africa would be going into a 21-day lockdown. These measures are being put...

Lockdown Could Mean Women Are Trapped Indoors With Their Abusers

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), one in three women around the world experience intimate partner violence. The WHO notes: “This...

South African Universities And The COVID-19 Lockdown

Happy Wednesday Daily Vox readers! The Wednesday edition of the Top of the Vox is here to give you...

TB, HIV And COVID-19: Urgent Questions As Three Epidemics Collide

Emily Wong, University of KwaZulu-Natal Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV pose a significant burden on South Africa’s health system. There’s...

COVID-19: The Cure Could Be Worse Than The Disease For South...

Seán Mfundza Muller, University of Johannesburg As the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 spreads worldwide, some governments have taken rapid and...

Ways To Help Vulnerable People During COVID-19 Outbreak

The COVID-19/coronavirus outbreak has been a source of anxiety for many of us. It has reinforced the huge inequalities in South Africa...

#COVID-19: 5 Ways To Protect Your Mental Health

Months into 2020 and normal as we know it has disappeared. We’re in the midst of a global pandemic and COVID-19 is...

COVID-19: Myth Busting Edition

With the announcement of a national state of disaster and a rising number of cases of COVID-19, the South African government has...

The Importance of International Social Work Day Amidst The COVID-19 Crisis

Tuesday, 17 March 2020 marks International Social Work amidst the global crisis on the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The coronavirus outbreak which originated in...

How Coronavirus Is Affecting Higher Education

The COVID-19 virus (coronavirus) has affected over 90 countries around the world. From schools to business and shops, normal life has been...
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