Covid-19: where do soiled face masks and medical waste go in SA?

06 November 2020 - 07:00 By Sebabatso Mosamo

During a stay in hospital, have you ever wondered what happens to all of the gloves, masks, cotton wool swabs, needles and masks used by medical staff during your treatment?

For many the initial answer might be a rubbish bin, right? Correct, but not just discarded into your average rubbish bin...

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