President Cyril Ramaphosa is satisfied with the national vaccine rollout which has seen close to 7.3 million people vaccinated so far. It was also announced that over 31 million additional doses will be delivered within the next two to three months meaning COVID-19 vaccine shortages are a thing of the past.
M5 MediGroup claims that the Sefako Makgatho University for Health Sciences has not explained why the preliminary findings on their herbal COVID-19 remedy have not been published on the agreed date.
A partnership between Biovac and Pfizer-BioNTech will see locally-produced COVID-19 vaccines being distributed to African Union members from next year, but some say the target of manufacturing 100 million doses a year could be optimistic.
The Department of Social Development (DSD) is aiming to vaccinate over 240 000 of its workforce by the end of this week as South Africa enjoys an uptick in its national COVID-19 vaccination rollout during the past few days.
Protecting all children living in South Africa is a top priority for this year’s Child Protection Week. It was launched under the theme “Let us all protect children during and beyond Covid-19”. The launch included the voices of children from across all nine provinces, with a special focus on child migrants.