Digital divide keeps those who desperately need Covid-19 vaccine from access

But there is hope: tens of thousands of pensioners are being targeted to ensure it is not only the rich or digitally connected who are immunised

Decision on Coronavac at advanced stage, says medicines regulator

The SA Health Products Regulator says it is also conducting a rolling review of the Russian Sputnik vaccine

Covid-19 fatalities in SA climb to 58‚702 as 112 more die

SA recorded 13‚155 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours‚ the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said on Thursday.

Covid-19 jabs for education sector to begin next week

Almost half a million people to be targeted in a major step to stabilise education

Government advisers recommend tighter restrictions, booze ban to curb Covid-19 cases

Committee recommends return to Level 3 lockdown as third wave gathers momentum, driven by Gauteng

Replacements for destroyed J&J shots to be delivered within two weeks

Aspen Pharmacare CEO confident the government will quickly regain lost ground

Covid-19 lockdown hit TVET students hardest, finds HSRC survey

TVET colleges did worse on almost every indicator and had no systems in place to provide updates to their students, the survey finds

Health ministry warns of 'possibility' that J&J vaccines meant for SA might not be suitable

The US Food and Drug Administration confirmed that just two batches of the vaccine from a Baltimore laboratory were being released, while others were not

Western Cape premier calls for region-sensitive Covid rules

Alan Winde has reiterated his call for national government to let provinces apply different levels of pandemic restrictions

Proposed mRNA Covid-19 vaccine trial stalls over indemnity risk

Researchers have asked the government to step in to ensure Moderna and Pfizer supply the shots

Mkhize stepping aside is in national interest, says ANC leadership

Department insiders say the scandal  has ‘crippled’ its work as SA rapidly approaches a third wave of coronavirus infections

Mkhize pushed health regulator and FDA to release J&J shots before leaving

Health minister called for swift US approval as government is desperate to move ahead with rollout as third wave hits provinces

Cyril Ramaphosa puts Zweli Mkhize on special leave

Ramaphosa says this will enable the health minister to attend to claims and investigations into the contracts awarded to Digital Vibes

Zweli Mkhize offers to go on special leave

The health minister says he  has suggested to the president that he go on special leave pending the outcome of a probe into his alleged role in Digital Vibes ...

SA still waiting for answers on J&J shots from US regulator

A decision by the Food and Drug Administration is likely to come later in the week, says Boitumelo Semete-Makokotlela

G7 summit: Ramaphosa seeks support for waiver on Covid-19 vaccines

Leaders will be lobbied to support the campaign at the annual G7 summit to be held in the UK this week


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