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Research outputs: COVID-19

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2022 Training healthcare workers for epidemic response: are front line healthcare professionals doing drills during the fire?

In this brief we identify training gaps existing among healthcare professionals and recommend interventions to address these gaps, specifica...

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2022 Xenophobia in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic: how the pandemic increases zero-sum bias about foreign nationals

When the COVID-19 pandemic reached the shores of South Africa, the government responded quickly. Although proactive government policies save...

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2022 Liberation and looted malls: fractured urbanism and suburban nationalism in South Africa in the time of Covid

In 2003, Ivor Chipkin (2003) published a study which found that the provision of improved physical infrastructure (taps, housing, new school...

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