According to a new World Health Organisation (WHO) report life expectancy in a ‘healthy state in Africa has increased to up to 56 years, compared with 46 years in the year 2000.
Business Day (8 August 2022) reported that one in eight people recovering from Covid19 had lingering symptoms due to the illness at least three months later. The study was published in The Lancet medical journal.
According to Business Live (5 August 2022) the SA Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) announced that it has recorded the country’s first death caused by a Covid-19 vaccine, in a person who developed Guillain-Barre syndrome after receiving the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) shot.
The board of Mediclinic Hospital Group has unanimously backed the £5.04 per share offer made by a consortium including Remgro and shipping company MSC, who offered a premium of 35% to the hospital operator’s shares on May 25, when an initial proposal was made.