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Phaahla confident that Sinovac vaccine will accelerate roll out

NATIONAL Newly-appointed Health Minister Dr Joe Phaahla says he’s confident that approving the use of the Sinovac vaccine will accelerate government’s vaccine roll out.  The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) approved the use of the vaccine last month. The vaccine will be used to innoculate those who are aged 18 and[…]

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Olympics organisers say issued warnings, revoked accreditation to enforce COVID-19 rules

INTERNATIONAL Tokyo Olympics organisers said on Saturday they have so far issued severe warnings to 16 individuals and revoked the accreditation of several people for breaking the Games’ COVID-19 guidelines. Hidemasa Nakamura, chief of Tokyo 2020’s main operation centre, told reporters the accreditation of eight individuals had been revoked and[…]

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Update on R350 SRD grant: SASSA’s WhatsApp channel and their website is down due to high volumes of applications. In an effort to correct the matter, SASSA has added two new online channels to the roll-out. This includes govchat (govchat.app/login) and Facebook Messenger (https://www.facebook.com/govchat.org). These digital platforms are now open[…]

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