Merriam-Webster said the development of messenger RNA vaccines required it to expand its definition of the word “vaccine”
“In this race between the vaccines and the virus, the new variant may have given the virus extra legs,” UK Health Secretary Sajid Javid
President Cyril Ramaphosa says the new task team will report to the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Vaccination
For a while, it seemed like the debate about making vaccines mandatory in South Africa – for any setting – was done. Then Omicron arrived…
Should South Africans should only be able to use taxis or busses if they are vaccinated? One group wants a BIG vaccine mandate.
A new agreement will allow qualified generic drug manufacturers to make their own versions of Pfizer’s experimental antiviral COVID-19 pill.
The Oxford word of the year is a word or expression that has attracted a great deal of interest over the last 12 months. Can you guess what it is?
How’s this for some delightful news? The Gauteng’s Department of Health has surpassed the six million vaccination figure.
Pop-up vaccination sites are operating at nearly 1 000 voting stations across the country on Election Day, and food vouchers are up for grabs.
Would you take a tablet vaccine? A US company will run a trial in South Africa for its new ‘pill based’ oral COVID-19 vaccine.
It looks like a child will find it ‘effectively impossible’ to try and get the vaccination without parental consent.
Take a jab for a tasty meal! New York prisons have offered McDonald’s and pizza treats to inmates – but they have to vaccinate first.
From 1 January 2022, UCT students and staff will ne required to show proof of vaccination before entering the institution’s premises
Foreign nationals need second jabs after their first doses outside Mzansi borders – but SA can’t provide the service, nor vaccine certificates.
The application for the use of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine has been put on hold by SAHPRA after the applicant failed to provide the required data.
The Department of Health says children over 12 can get COVID-19 vaccines without parental consent. The law permits it in the Children’s Act.
According to the Department of Health, as of Friday evening, 15 October 2021, 20 124 176 vaccine vials were administered
“We ready to open up vaccination for children between 12-17 years of age, […],” Health Minister Joe Phaahla told a news conference
Children between 12 to 17 years old will be able to get their COVID-19 vaccine without their parents’ consent from 20 October.
B4SA says it’s time for mandatory vaccination policies and rewards, or else the national December vaccination target will be a lost dream.
F1 Race Director Michael Masi confirmed that South African Medical Driver Alan van der Merwe could miss some of the forthcoming races due to his decision to opt against the vaccine.
A North West municipality, embroiled in a controversial ‘whites-only’ vaccine scandal, will have its council dissolved ahead of the Local Elections.
“We can’t leave anything to chance so that’s why we are making it mandatory,” said Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins
Wits University has revealed a plan for mandatory vaccinations for staff and students. Some of the details will leave anti-vaxxers furious.
Moderna’s vaccine has been so successful, three people with a stake in the company are now amongst the wealthiest in America