Online First: COVID-19 in South Africa

Table of Contents

Correspondence

Modified full-face snorkel masks as personal protective equipment for COVID- 19 in South Africa PDF
L van Wyk, P Goussard, W A J Meintjes
Clinical v. laboratory-based screening for COVID-19 in asymptomatic patients requiring acute cardiac care PDF
L H Joubert, P G Herbst, A F Doubell, A J K Pecoraro
Metabolic alkalosis in hospitalised COVID-19 patients: A window to the pathogenesis? PDF
J Rood, R Davids, A le Roux, M du Plessis, A Parker, B W Allwood, H W Prozesky, C F N Koegelenberg, J J Taljaard

Editorial

Reflections for global public health research and evidence-based medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic PDF
E L Davids
Research imperialism resurfaces in South Africa in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic – this time, via a digital portal PDF
K Moodley
Access to novel therapies for COVID-19 – distributive justice and Russian roulette? PDF
M Pepper
Protecting healthcare workers: A critical part of the COVID-19 response PDF
L-G Bekker, S Delany-Moretlwe, B Biccard, L du Toit, L B Lovat, H-M Dehbi, R Moonesinghe, H Rees, M S Avidan

In Practice

Is the COVID-19 regulation that prohibits parental visits to their children who are patients in hospital invalid in terms of the Constitution? What should hospitals do? PDF
D J McQuoid-Mason
Essential medicine selection during the COVID-19 pandemic: Enabling access in uncharted territory PDF
T D Leong, S M McGee, A L Gray, R de Waal, T Kredo, K Cohen, G Reubenson, M Blockman, J Nel, G Maartens, H Rees, R Wiseman, K Jamaloodien, A G Parrish
Opportunistic pathogenic fungal co-infections are prevalent in critically ill COVID-19 patients: Are they risk factors for disease severity? PDF
O T Ezeokoli, C H Pohl
Implementing malaria control in South Africa, Eswatini and southern Mozambique during the COVID-19 pandemic PDF
B D Brooke, J Raman, J Frean, J Rundle, F Maartens, E Misiani, A Mabuza, K I Barnes, D P Moonasar, Q Madlamini, S Charles, L Blumberg
Prolonged treatment of COVID-19 pneumonia with high-flow nasal oxygen: A story of oxygen and resilience PDF
G G Audley, P Frankenfeld, S Dlamini, P Raubenheimer, J Hoare, L Cairncross, R van den Berg, M V Gule, G Calligaro

Research

COVID deaths in South Africa: 99 days since South Africa’s first death PDF
V Pillay-van Wyk, D Bradshaw, P Groenewald, I Seocharan, S Manda, R A Roomaney, O Awotiwon, T Nkwenika, G Gray, S S Buthelezi, Z L Mkhize
A descriptive analysis of the effect of the national COVID-19 lockdown on the workload and case mix of patients presenting to a district-level emergency centre in Cape Town, South Africa PDF
C Hendrikse, M Parak, D J van Hoving
A rapid review of the effectiveness of screening practices at airports, land borders and ports to reduce the transmission of respiratory infectious diseases such as COVID-19 PDF
T Chetty, B B Daniels, N K Ngandu, A Goga
Postmortem lung biopsies from four patients with COVID-19 at a tertiary hospital in Cape Town, South Africa PDF
C Bruce-Brand, B W Allwood, C F N Koegelenberg, U Lalla, E Louw, A H Diacon, P T Schubert

Review

Rapid evolution of our understanding of the pathogenesis of COVID-19 - implications for therapy PDF
F Mustafa, R Giles, M S Pepper