The market is fuelled by the struggle women have to access health facilities.
Health experts had been lobbying for an increase to 20% – the levy recommended by the WHO.
Researchers find higher rates of still births and maternal deaths
Dr James Wood explains what doctors know today about the risk children face of getting and spreading the coronavirus.
The creator of the nose mask is scientist Gustavo Acosta Altamirano from the National Polytechnic Institute, in Mexico City.
The process of identifying and characterising variants, then tweaking a vaccine to deal with them, can take time.
Whilst the world has been staying on track with the Biden vs Trump elections, others have been seeing great results on a vaccine during this pandemic.
People around the world are staying at home as part of social distancing measures to limit the transmission of the novel coronavirus. In some countries people are being encouraged to exercise once a day.
As the SARS-CoV-2 virus spreads around the world, causing the disease COVID-19, it is becoming ever clearer that the solutions to this pandemic will all be based on research.
Informal settlement north of Durban needs more toilets and taps
A lot of people have been posting on social media saying they have been feeling tired earlier than usual while on lockdown. Normally able to stay up into the small hours, they are hitting the pillow at 10 o'clock now. Many are wondering how this can be when we are...