Workers with face masks seen at The Hat Factory in Cape Town, South Africa. But most employers don’t abide by health and safety regulations. Nardus Engelbrecht/Gallo Images via Getty Images

Why easing the lockdown threatens to put workers in South Africa at risk

Compliance with occupational health and safety requirements is already poor and few inspections of workplaces are being done.
A bottle of Covid Organics, a herbal tea that authorities in Madagascar gave to students. Photo by Rijasolo/AFP via Getty Images

Why more must be done to fight bogus COVID-19 cure claims

Authorities around the world can do more to ensure that correct information and messages on the pandemic reach everybody.