Recent developments in South Africa have highlighted the opportunities and challenges facing vaccine production on the African continent.
Africa’s first mRNA vaccine hub was ceremonially launched, with UN’s global health chief hailing it as a historic shift to help poor countries.
Tetanus, a rare but potentially fatal disease, has recently claimed the life of a woman in her 80s in New South Wales, Australia.
RSV vaccine given to pregnant women can reduce the risk of severe lower respiratory tract infections in newborns by 82%.
One would think the DA leaders would be proud of, is being undermined by several of the party’s top people.
Adequate funding is required to fight childhood TB – the global targets set in 2018 aimed to treat 40 million people with TB disease.
Measles is highly contagious and is caused by a virus that mainly spreads through infectious airborne respiratory droplets.
Mistrust and hesitancy of COVID-19 vaccine on South Africans resulted in the country recording only 35% fully vaccinated.
The EU said Tuesday it is prepared to send Covid vaccines to China as it grapples with a surge in coronavirus infections after lifting its “zero-Covid” policy.
Development of malaria vaccines has proved to be far more challenging than developing a vaccine to protect people from COVID-19.
A shortage of cholera vaccines has forced WHO to make a temporary shift to a one-dose strategy from the usual two.
The 14-year-old girl says the school threatened to not allow her back after her mom refused to give permission for her to receive the vaccine
A lot of blame on the spread of monkeypox has been placed on LGBTQ community, growing anger and unconfortability among gay men
University of the Free State announced that they are dropping their mandatory vaccination policy at the university.
At the epicentre of the US monkeypox outbreak, people wait in line to receive the Monkeypox vaccine as the demand exceeds supply
Kgomotso Tshatshu was retrenched a year ago for not getting the COVID-19 vaccine, she has since won a case against her former employer.
Moderna has decided to continue making the vaccine itself, a sign that they are not looking to license third party manufacturers soon.
The City of Tshwane has urged parents to vaccinate their children after four cases of measles were detected and three were from the Metro.
WHO said this year Iraq has already recorded 19 deaths among 111 CCHF cases in humans suffering from nose-bleed fever
US President Joe Biden on his maiden trip to Asia said people should be on guard against Monkeypox which has potential ‘consequential’ impact
WHO authorised a new Covid-19 vaccine ‘Convidecia’ by a Chinese manufacturer CanSinoBIO as the country battles resurgence of Omicron variant
The SA government is trying to encourage the youth to get vaccinated by creating an interactive online competition.
The lack of rubella vaccines in the public health sector is a concern for many pregnant women who may face stillbirths or miscarriages.
WHO says they have enough vaccines and will not order from Aspen, although the plant will close after receiving no Covid-19 vaccine orders.
Ahead of World Malaria day, an excitement is high over new vaccines to combat Malaria disease and save mostly children living in Africa