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Looming global syringe shortage could hamper Africa’s vaccination rollout

World Health Organisation (WHO) Africa Regional Director, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, says the COVAX facility is working to secure agreements for the production of syringes as shortages loom.She was speaking during the organisation’s press briefing on the con…

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Grocery vouchers for over 60s who vaccinate in November

To encourage more South Africans to get the COVID-19 vaccine, various companies and foundations have come on board to help boost vaccination rates by providing various incentives.Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla, said adults over the age of 60, who take…

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Pop-up vaccine sites on Election Day

Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla, has announced that 1 000 voting stations in South Africa will have pop-up vaccination sites on Election Day, 1 November.Addressing the media on Friday, the Minister told the journalists these sites will target mainly ar…

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533 new COVID-19 cases reported in SA

South Africa has recorded 533 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 2 921 114. The Department of Health said the latest figures represent a 1.7% positivity rate. The department said a further 55 COVID-19 related deaths ha…

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Proposed Tubatse SEZ key to regional growth

Government has reiterated its commitment to changing the socio-economic landscape of the country through the work done in Special Economic Zones (SEZs).The Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, Fikile Majola, on Thursday visited the site …

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