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How to treat bluebottle stings this summer

If you venture into the sea this summer, you stand a good chance of brushing up against a bluebottle. Here's our first aid guide to minimizing the pain and treating the sting.

Q&A's about First Aid emergencies

With the summer holidays at hand, Health24 asked Linda Buys, author of The Illustrated South African First Aid Manual, a few questions about first aid emergencies and first aid essentials.

First aid for gunshot wounds

Linda Buys, author of The Illustrated South African First Aid Manual, provides step-by-step instructions on how to treat a gunshot wound.

Woman electrocuted by water bucket

A 37-year-old woman was electrocuted in Intshawini, near Stanger in the Ilembe district, while fetching water , the KwaZulu-Natal health department said.

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