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COVID-19: Vaccinating people with comorbidities in South Africa

CAPE TOWN: A vaccination support programme developed by MSF in Khayelitsha, South Africa, in partnership with the Western Cape Department of Health (WCDoH), has shown that it is possible to target and protect individuals with comorbidities that increase the risk of...

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Tuberculosis: Sustainable solutions for children and adolescents at risk of drug-resistant TB

They walked in single file through the narrow alleyways, winding away from their tin shack in Cape Town towards the health centre. Keitu – just 11 years old – carried her baby brother on her back since their mother was...

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South Africa: Western Cape begins to breathe after COVID-19 peak

On 1 June, the day Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) opened Khayelitsha Field Hospital, 1,730 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in South Africa’s Western Cape. To relieve the immense pressure on the Khayelitsha District Hospital, 17 patients were transferred...

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