The global pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was first reported on 31 December 2019 by the World Health Organization following a cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has been confirmed as the causative virus of COVID-19. COVID-19 has become a global pandemic, and it is continuing to spread across the globe.
TB HIV Care aims to keep you updated with current information concerning COVID-19, ranging from frequently asked questions, information on prevention, screening, and testing.
Below is some important information on knowing the importance of why you should get tested for HIV during the time of COVID-19, and what is the link between TB and COVID-19 in South Africa’s indigenous languages.
Take care of yourself and take care of others. Stay safe!
Printable flyers on COVID-19
Information from the World Health Organization:
The official South African coronavirus page:
South African statistics on coronavirus: