Talking Points

April 10th, 2019 A drug-resistant fungus called Candida auris, which preys on people with weakened immune systems, is quietly spreading across the globe, reports The New York Times. The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention has added it to a list of germs...

March 27th, 2019 Many of SA's provincial departments of health are still overrun with people appointed with little purpose other than to nod through corrupt deals. Spotlight reports that in as far as there has been a new dawn, it has been mostly at a national level....

March 27th, 2019 A group of ethicists and scientists – including some of the inventors of CRISPR – have called for a moratorium on all clinical uses of germline editing. But the leaders of the US National Academy of Sciences, the US National Academy of Medicine...

March 20th, 2019 As part of the Health Department's strategy to reduce obesity,  SA in 2018 became the first country in Africa to introduce a sugar tax. While Treasury conceded some jobs would be lost, the impact on sugar industry now claims of 10,000 imminent job...
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