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The power of people caring for those affected by Covid-19

by Leanne Brady, Axolile Notywala, Ayesha Ryklief, Nkosikhona Swartbooi, Manya van Ryneveld, Eleanor Whyle

Rather than large, sterile and clinical self-isolation centres, let’s imagine for a moment, that everyone who couldn’t self-isolate at home could be accommodated within their neighbourhoods — in an environment that was designed not to transmit Covid-19, while also being familiar, humanised and conducive to social and community bonds. These community care centres would be clean, dry, warm, and soulful spaces – where following the “five golden rules” of infection control is completely feasible. A space of compassion, humanity and solidarity, where stigma and misinformation have no place. Read full DailyMaverick article

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