covid-19 vaccine

  1. Chris

    South Africa plans to buy Russian and Chinese COVID-19 vaccines

    South Africa plans to buy Russian and Chinese COVID-19 vaccines South Africa plans to buy Russia’s Sputnik V vaccines and shots developed by China’s Sinopharm Group Co. Ltd as it steps up efforts to tackle the coronavirus. The government will order 10 million doses of each shot, Health...
  2. Hanno Labuschagne

    Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine rollout to resume in South Africa

    Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine rollout to resume in South Africa South Africa will resume administering Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccines to healthcare workers on April 28, after putting their use on hold for two weeks due to concerns that they could be linked to blood clots. “It...
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    Government resumes Johnsons and Johnson vaccinations

    Government resumes Johnsons and Johnson vaccinations Government plans to resume the vaccination of healthcare workers with the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine from Wednesday. This is according to a report from Sunday newspaper Rapport, which received this information from various sources...
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    South Africa signs COVID-19 vaccine deal with Pfizer

    South Africa signs COVID-19 vaccine deal with Pfizer South Africa finalized a deal to receive 20 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine produced by Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE from mid-April, allowing the country to prepare for a broad roll-out of inoculations after a series of setbacks. The...
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    Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine approved for South Africa

    Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine approved for South Africa Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine has been approved by South African regulators for general use days after President Cyril Ramaphosa said the country will get more than 30 million doses. The South African Health Products...
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    Apple encourage staff to get vaccinated

    Apple encourage staff to get vaccinated Apple Inc. is encouraging employees to get Covid-19 vaccines by offering paid time off for appointments and paid sick leave for those experiencing side effects, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The Cupertino, California-based technology...
  7. Hanno Labuschagne

    South Africa's new COVID-19 vaccine plan will target 200,000 jabs per day

    South Africa's new COVID-19 vaccine plan will target 200,000 jabs per day Health Minister Zwele Mkhize has outlined a new plan to rapidly speed up South Africa's COVID-19 vaccination efforts to reach herd immunity by early 2022, the Sunday Times has reported. According to the newspaper, Mkhize...
  8. Hanno Labuschagne

    New report blames just 13 people for spreading majority of false vaccine information on social media

    New report blames just 13 people for spreading majority of false vaccine information on social media A new report has claimed that the vast majority of anti-vaccine information found on social media originated from just 13 people. The report - which was compiled by an NGO called the Centre for...
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    New Facebook tool will tell users when and where to get a COVID-19 vaccine

    New Facebook tool will tell users when and where to get a COVID-19 vaccine Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently announced that the company would launch a campaign to bring 50 million people closer to getting the COVID-19 vaccine. As part of this, Facebook has developed a tool that will show...
  10. Hanno Labuschagne

    Medical workers recovering after severe allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccine

    Medical workers recovering after severe allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccine The healthcare workers who had presented severe allergic reactions after receiving the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine are doing well. This is according to National Department of Health (NDoH) spokesperson...
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