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SA moves to Covid-19 Alert Level 1

Due to the progressive drop in new Covid-19 cases over the past few weeks, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the country moved Level 3 to Level 1 of the Risk Adjusted Strategy with effect from 28 February 2021...

15 hours ago

Inequitable distribution and vaccine hesitancy are key challenges for Africa
Inequitable distribution and vaccine hesitancy are key challenges for Africa

In a webinar hosted by the BroadReach Group, global and African health experts came together to share challenges and solutions around mass Covid-19 immunisation across Africa...

3 days ago

DPE hits back at disgruntled pilots over vaccine flight claims

The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) dismissed claims made by a pilots' association that the SAA flight transporting a consignment of Covid-19 vaccines was an unnecessary expensive exercise as untrue...

11 hours ago

4 easy ways to help your friendly neighbourhood musician survive Covid-19

Here are a few ways you can put your hard-earned randelas to good use by helping your favourite musicians.

By Tecla Ciolfi 11 hours ago

4 tips on how to plan the perfect pandemic wedding

Getting married during a worldwide pandemic is not ideal, however, it is possible. A study revealed that 96% of couples were not willing to cancel their weddings in 2020, but rather move them to a later date in 2021.

3 days ago

Johnson & Johnson vaccine looks excellent for South Africa in first published detailed analysis

Interim results from clinical trials of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be presented to the United States' Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday 26 February in an effort to obtain an emergency licence for its distribution...

By Michael Cherry 25 Feb 2021

3 ways the Budget Speech impacts healthcare in SA

From a healthcare perspective, this year's Budget Speech is significant in three key ways...

By Ahmed Banderker 25 Feb 2021

Viruses can hijack cellular process in order to block immune response

Research has found that viruses that cause diseases such as the common cold, measles, or Covid-19 can hijack an existing molecular process in the cell in order to block the body's antiviral immune response to a viral infection...

22 Feb 2021

Police seize unregistered medicines at OR Tambo International Airport

The South African Police Service (SAPS) this week seized unregistered medicines worth a market value of R126 million at the OR Tambo International Airport...

19 Feb 2021

Discovery Invest shares their market outlook for 2021

It goes without saying that 2020 was a tumultuous year as people around the world confronted the unprecedented social, economic and political challenges brought about by the Covid-19 outbreak...

Issued by Discovery Invest 19 Feb 2021

A new vaccine is being tested in Cape Town: Here's why it's different

University of Cape Town (UCT) researchers are expected to start a phase one clinical trial of the Covid-19 vaccine candidate, hAd5 T-cell, later this month...

By Michael Cherry 19 Feb 2021

Henley Africa launches comprehensive virtual pivot course for healthcare practitioners

On 10 March, Henley Business School Africa will present the first class in a progressive, brand-new course that addresses both the realities of Covid-19 and the accelerated disruption of the digital age...

Issued by Henley Business School 19 Feb 2021

Study finds that not enough South Africans are prepared to be vaccinated against Covid-19

South Africans are torn with regards to whether or not they get vaccinated against Covid-19. According to the Ask Afrika Covid-19 Tracker study, just over half of respondents (52%) said they planned to get vaccinated when the vaccine roll-out programme reaches them...

By Andrea Rademeyer, Issued by Ask Afrika 19 Feb 2021

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