With the festive season around the corner Western Cape residents are urged to get vaccinated. Health officials have indicated that there’s early signs of the start of the fourth wave in the Western Cape. Over 4 million people have been vaccinated in the province. 42% of the total adult population[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that South Africa will move to adjusted level 1 restrictions from adjusted level 2 from Friday. If you have still not registered for the vaccine and are confused about the registration process, we have compiled a brief guide. Who can register for vaccination? As of 20[…]
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[…]
The South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) says the Department of Basic Education has failed to reach its target of vaccinating over half a million teachers and support staff against the coronavirus. Thursday is the deadline set by the department to complete the roll-out in the education sector which started[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa says he’s pleased with the commitments made at the G7 Summit around COVID-19 vaccines and global economic recovery. Speaking from Cornwall in the United Kingdom, he says the G7 leaders have pledged more vaccine support as well as boosting manufacturing capacity in the less developed world. The[…]
Prof Glenda Gray, co-principal investigator of the Sisonke implementation study, which is providing health-care workers with Covid-19 J&J vaccines, said on Monday morning the suspension of the inoculations is expected to be lifted soon. The vaccinations were paused by the SA Health Products Regulatory Authority (Sahpra) on Tuesday night last[…]
A vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in Congo began on Monday in the port city of Mbandaka, where four cases of the deadly disease have been confirmed. Use of the VSV-EBOV shot – an experimental vaccine developed by Merck – marks a “paradigm shift” in how[…]
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