Covid ‘over-testing’ puts medaid at odds with cancer patient

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Covid ‘over-testing’ puts medaid at odds with cancer patient

Momentum acts after requirement for coronavirus clearance left long-time member with a weekly R850 fee

Consumer journalist

Last week, a Durban North woman sat down to document what she believed to be a major injustice to her 73-year-old husband, a cancer patient, who’s currently undergoing regular chemotherapy sessions.

She then e-mailed her story to me, and I’m so glad she did, because it set in motion a chain of events that could benefit many others.

I’ll call the couple Keith and Shirley, to protect their privacy...

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