Retraction: Let’s correct our headline

North West News Online would like to correct the headline on our article dated 15 May 2020. The headline read “Doctor’s negligence led to the first Covid-19 death and infection of two nurses at the Rustenburg hospital“. We realized after publishing the article that there is NO scientific proof at the moment that suggests that the patient died because of the Doctor’s negligence. The fact remains that the Doctor’s negligence led to the infection of two nurses. Quality journalism is geared towards reaching the truth. We cross-check sources. We fact-check claims. We correct our mistakes. We therefore apologize to the MEC of Health in the North West, Madoda Sambatha, the North West Department of Heatlh, the Doctor, the family of the deceased, the hospital and anyone who might be affected by our mistake. The headlines was since corrected.

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