Spanish flu was a flu virus that killed approximately 500 000 people in South Africa and 20 million globally in 1918. Learn about this catastrophic 1918 epidemic and how it affected people aged from 15-38 rather than the young or old.
Dr Heidi van Deventer completed her MBChB (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) degree in 2004 at the University of Stellenbosch.
She has additional training in ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) and PALS (Paediatric Advanced Life Support) as well as biostatistics and epidemiology.
Dr Van Deventer is currently working as a researcher at the Desmond Tutu Tuberculosis Centre at the University of Stellenbosch.
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