#PODCAST: 400 doctors join forces to volunteer their services through a helpline called "Doctors on Call"

By Newsbreak Executive Producer Salma Patel - As the country goes into lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus - which has moved from transmission to travellers to internal infections - over 400 doctors have joined forces to volunteer their services through a helpline. Called "Doctors on Call" the phone lines are operational during weekdays from 8am to 5pm. One of the organisers of the helpline, Dr Anushka Coovadia, says government COVID19 helplines are being inundated with calls and in their own small way, these volunteer doctors-on-call - including medical interns and students - are available to answer queries and clear up any confusion around coronavirus...

* If you need to talk to Doctors On Call the number is 031 001 1299.