NHI bill ‘silent about transformation’ in black pharma

Black Pharmaceutical Industry Association says the industry must become more representative

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Aspen releases first batch of J&J vaccines in boost to inoculation drive

Johnson & Johnson shots with active ingredients from Europe ar to supply SA, AU and EU

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Consumers holding on to medical scheme membership despite weak economy

SA’s two biggest medical schemes report growth in membership amid health fears during the coronavirus pandemic

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Public-private alliance moves to majorly ramp up Covid vaccination

Health minister Mmamoloko Kubayi says the government is now targeting almost 400,000 daily jabs by late August

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Covid-19 drives excess natural deaths to more than 200,000

The latest figures, provided by the Medical Research Council, shows that three quarters of those deaths were among the elderly

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Mmamoloko Kubayi wants SA to vaccinate based on age only

Acting health minister Mmamoloko Kubayi says a sectoral approach is not effective

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Vaccination rate lags among non-medical scheme members

A total 17.8% of the medical scheme market covered, compared with 6% of the uninsured market

Pfizer deal to make jabs in SA ‘a stepping stone to bigger things’

Biovac becomes the first company in Africa to manufacture mRNA Covid-19 vaccines in a deal Ramaphosa says will contribute to the continent’s health security

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State confident it will reach 250,000 jabs a day as calm returns

Achieving target is vital to inoculating 40-million people, or two-thirds of the population, by the end of March

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SA’s health-care system at risk, say Western Cape health chiefs

Looting and violence blamed for disrupting supply chains in the country

Medicines regulator not planning to suspend J&J shot after US flags risk of rare neurological condition

Guillain-Barre syndrome is a disorder in which the body’s immune system attacks the nervous system, causing muscle weakness and potential paralysis

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Violence thwarts vaccine target of 250,000 shots a day

In new blow to government’s vaccine rollout, inoculation shut throughout KwaZulu-Natal and in parts of Gauteng amid violence

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Medics in Covid-19 ward overwhelmed amid worst infection wave yet

Hospitals in Johannesburg are full and doctors say they have never had to deal with so many Covid-19 infections at once

Why has the third wave been so deadly?

The daily tally of new cases in SA has increased for seven weeks in a row

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WATCH: Weekend jabs could have added up to 1.3-million more doses administered

Michael Avery and his panel of experts discuss the latest vaccination news and the political unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng

Clear data vaccines are protecting healthcare workers from Covid-19, Western Cape says

The province has inoculated 67% of its 34,400 employees so far, and recorded 320 breakthrough infections among these personnel — a rate of 1.4%

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