nicholas crisp

  1. Jan

    PSA: Vaccine certificate QR code contains easily decoded personal information - don't post it on social media

    Warning over vaccine certificate personal information The QR code on South Africa’s Covid–19 vaccine certificate contains personal information that is easily decoded, and should be treated like any medical record. People who have been vaccinated in South Africa should therefore not post their...
  2. Jan

    584,074 vaccine certificates downloaded by Sunday

    This is how many vaccine certificates were issued last week Over half a million digital Covid-19 vaccine certificates were issued in South Africa less than two days after being launched. This was revealed to MyBroadband by deputy director-general at the National Department of Health, Nicholas...
  3. Jan

    Fight brewing over vaccine passports in South Africa

    Vaccination passport for South Africa is a bad idea — economist Using a vaccine passport to restrict people’s access to public places in South Africa is a bad idea, says Efficient Group chief economist Dawie Roodt. Roodt told Mail & Guardian that individuals should be able to decide whether...
  4. Jan

    Digital Covid-19 vaccine passport for South Africa launching "in just over a week"

    South Africa's digital Covid-19 vaccine passport launching this month Health minister Joe Phaahla has confirmed that the government will launch a digital Covid-19 vaccine certificate—sometimes referred to as a vaccine passport—in "just over a week". This comes after the department's acting...
  5. Jan

    How South Africa's digital Covid-19 vaccine passport will work

    Digital Covid-19 vaccine passport for South Africa — How it will work The National Department of Health is developing a digital Covid-19 vaccine passport in South Africa, a departmental spokesperson has told MyBroadband. This comes after the minister in the presidency Mondli Gungubele said...
  6. Jan

    People aged 35-49 in South Africa are getting their Covid-19 shots before 1 August and that's fine

    South Africans over 35 are getting their Covid-19 shots — Why "queue jumping" is fine Although Covid-19 vaccinations of people between the ages of 35 and 49 were only set to start in August, many in this age group have already received their first jab since registrations on the electronic...
  7. Jan

    Department of Health explains how vaccinations for people over 50 years old will work

    How vaccinations for people over 50 will work South Africans over the age of 50 can register for vaccinations from 1 July 2021 and will be allowed to walk in at a vaccination centre to receive their jab. This is feedback from Dr Nicholas Crisp, deputy director-general in the national...
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