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Florence Masebe encourages those with asthma to stay calm amid coronavirus spread

While world governments rush to close borders and implement measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19, veteran actress Florence Masebe has addressed those who struggle with asthma, urging them not to panic. Florence struggles with asthma and was hospitalised in an intensive care unit in 2018 after an attack.

Florence Masebe

She has long preached the value of staying calm and educating yourself on asthma, and this week on Twitter spoke about the damage panic around the coronavirus can cause. After opening the conversation, she advised those who were elderly and had the condition to stay at home.

Florence Masebe


She also urged parents across the country to “be gentle” when speaking to their children about the virus.

“Be gentle with the children. They are confused and scared too,” she said.

In other news – Twitter calls on DJ Maphorisa to support local fashion brands

Known for flexing his expensive Louis Vuitton headscarves and Gucci threads, fans have called on DJ Maphorisa to support more locally-made brands. The Lawd of the Hits recently shared a Twitter post showcasing his newly purchased designer scarves. Lawd Porry even asked his followers which one he should rock for the day.

DJ Maphorisa

But he was soon flooded with responses from people saying he should rather start supporting South African brands – in the same way South Africans support his music. Read more

Source: Timeslive

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