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In а pаtient with suspected cоmmunity аcquired acute pneumоnia, why is it impоrtant to collect a sputum sample before administering antibiotics?

In а pаtient with suspected cоmmunity аcquired acute pneumоnia, why is it impоrtant to collect a sputum sample before administering antibiotics?

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QUESTION 6 6.1 Study the frоnt pаge оf The Citizen Newspаper аnd answer the questiоns that follow.         Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/paulk/2212953540 date of access: 12 May 2022   6.1.1 Explain the message that is portrayed by this news headline? (3) 6.1.2 Briefly describe the energy crisis South Africa has been facing since 2008. (2) 6.1.3 Outline possible solutions for the energy crisis in South Africa. (3) 6.1.4 Evaluate the impact of the energy crisis on the South African economy. (6) 6.1.5 Eskom is a Monopoly. Discuss in depth the market criteria and characteristics that prove that Eskom is a Monopoly. You may make use of a table discussion as well. (10) 6.2 Read the following news paper extract posted on the 21st of April 2022 and answer the questions that follow.     Impact of Russia-Ukraine Conflict While Africa is yet to fully recover from the socio-economic repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Russia-Ukraine conflict poses another major threat to the global economy with many African countries being directly affected. Just within a few weeks, global wheat, sunflower, and oil crude prices have soared to unprecedented levels. Africa is heavily reliant on food imports from both countries, and the Continent is already experiencing price shocks and disruptions in the supply chain of these commodities.  The conflict will likely impact food security in Africa. Both through availability and pricing in some food crops, particularly wheat and sunflower, as well as socio-economic recovery and growth, triggered by rising uncertainties in global financial markets and supply chain systems. Over the past decade, the Continent has seen growing demand for cereal crops, including wheat and sunflower, which has been mainly supported by imports than local production. Africa’s wheat imports increased by 68 per cent between 2007 to 2019, surging to 47 million tonnes.    Ms. Josefa Sacko is the AUC Commissioner for Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy and Sustainable Environment (ARBE).   Dr Ibrahim Mayaki is the Chief Executive Officer of AUDA-NEPAD. Russia and Ukraine, both often referred to as the world’s breadbasket, are major players in the export of wheat and sunflower to Africa. North Africa (Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia), Nigeria in West Africa, Ethiopia and Sudan in East Africa, and South Africa account for 80 per cent of wheat imports. Wheat consumption in Africa is projected to reach 76.5 million tonnes by 2025, of which 48.3 million tonnes or 63.4 per cent is projected to be imported outside of the Continent.  The sanctions imposed on Russia by Western countries will further exacerbate commercial flows between Russia and Africa due to the closure of vital port operations in the Black Sea. Russia is one of the world’s biggest exporters of fertilizers.  Concerns are growing that a worldwide shortage of fertilizer will lead to rising food prices, with knock-on effects for agricultural production and food security.  Russia is also the world’s third-largest oil producer behind the United States and Saudi Arabia. The disruption of oil prices on the world market is expected to lead to an increase in fuel prices and higher costs of food production. Some regions, including the Horn of Africa and Sahel region, are at greater risk of food insecurity due to country-specific shocks, climate change, export restrictions, and stockpiling, especially if rising fertilizer and other energy-intensive input costs will negatively impact the next agricultural season as a result of the ongoing conflict.     Source:  https://www.un.org/africarenewal/magazine/may-2022/impact-russia-ukraine-conflict date accessed: 12 May 2022   6.2.1 Summarize the impact that the Russian- Ukraine war has on South Africa. (6)

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