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‘Worse than Life Esidimeni’: backlogs see cancer patients sent ...

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‘Worse than Life Esidimeni’: backlogs see cancer patients sent home to die

Doctors and the Cancer Alliance are bracing for the worst as another Covid-19 wave looms

Senior journalist

 

After nearly two years of Covid-19, which has intensified the backlog of postponed non-essential surgery, those with benign conditions are now becoming emergency cases, health NGOs have warned.

They are raising fears that with SA heading towards a fourth wave of Covid-19 infections, the needs of those waiting for treatment and operations will be pushed even further back...

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