Online First: COVID-19 in South Africa

Table of Contents


General Medical Council report exposes unethical recruitment of doctors in the UK from low-resource countries PDF
J J Fagan, M F Bhutta
Guidance to the applicability of the Global Lung Initiative spirometry reference equations for South African populations PDF
R Masekela, C F N Koegelegenberg, D M Gray
Ivermectin for COVID-19: Promising but not yet conclusive PDF
R van Rensburg, E H Decloedt, H Reuter, A Parker, N Schrueder, S Lahri


The Scientists’ Collective 10-point proposal for equitable and timeous access to COVID-19 vaccine in South Africa PDF
G Gray, A van der Heever, S S Madhi, J McIntyre, B Kana, W Stevens, I Sanne, G Richards, F Abdullah, M Mendelson, A Dasoo, J Nel, A Wulfsohn, L Blumberg, F Venter

In Practice

Parental access to hospitalised children during infectious disease pandemics such as COVID-19 PDF
A Goga, U Feucht, S Pillay, G Reubenson, P Jeena, S Mahdi, N T Mayet, S Velaphi, N McKerrow, L R Mathivha, N Makubalo, R J Green, G Gray


KN95 filtering facepiece respirators distributed in South Africa fail safety testing protocols PDF
L Mottay, J le Roux, R Perumal, A Esmail, L Timm, S Sivarasu, K Dheda
Effect of COVID-19 pandemic decisions on tertiary-level surgical services in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa PDF
D J Laäs, Z Farina, D G Bishop
The effect of lockdown on intentional and nonintentional injury during the COVID-19 pandemic in Cape Town, South Africa: A preliminary report PDF
P H Navsaria, A J Nicol, C D H Parry, R Matzopoulos, S Maqungo, R Gaudin
Child health services during a COVID-19 outbreak in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa PDF
C Jensen, N H McKerrow
Primary healthcare workers at risk during COVID-19: An analysis of infections in HIV service providers in five districts of South Africa PDF
K Rees, J L Dunlop, S Patel-Abrahams, H Struthers, J A McIntyre


The impact of obesity on the cellular and molecular pathophysiology of COVID-19 PDF
P Dhanraj, R Pitere, M S Pepper