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South Africa Covid Update: 3 755 New COVID-19 Infections

South Africa has recorded 3 755 new COVID-19 infections, as President Cyril Ramaphosa moved the country to lockdown adjusted level two, with effect from Monday. This...
Vaccine Scheduling Glitch Makes Some Over-70-Year-Olds Very Happy

Vaccine Scheduling Glitch Makes Some Over-70-Year-Olds Very Happy

Currently, Covid-19 vaccine sites will only vaccinate if a person has an appointment through the Electronic Vaccine Data System (EVDS). After registering online, one...
conjoined twins separated Cape Town South Africa

Conjoined Twins Separated Successfully in Cape Town, South Africa

A 31-year-old mother of twins, who were joined at the head, is over the moon after her babies were separated at Red Cross War...
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Black Donors Needed to Help Save Lives in South Africa

Many South Africans with blood diseases and cancers are dying because they cannot find bone marrow donors. Finding a suitable bone marrow donor is...
President Ramaphosa Calls for African Medical Supplies Manufacturing Facility

African Medical Supplies Manufacturing Facility is Achievable, Says President Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the continent needs to build a vibrant and innovative African medical supplies manufacturing capability that meets the health needs of...
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South Africa Has Tested Over 10 Million People for COVID-19

South Africa has achieved a proud milestone after over 10 million people have been tested for COVID-19 to date, the Health Minister, Dr Zweli...
SAHPRA registers the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

SA Registers Johnson & Johnson Vaccine, While AstraZeneca Doubt Persists

The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) says it has registered the COVID-19 Johnson & Johnson vaccine, known as Janssen, with conditions. “This registration...
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Deputy President to Address World TB Day Commemoration

Deputy President and Chairperson of the South African National Aids Council, David Mabuza, will on Wednesday deliver the keynote address at the World TB...
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South Africa Records 85 COVID-19 Deaths in Latest Update

South Africa logged 85 more COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the tally to 52 196 since the outbreak, said Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize. Of the latest...
Landmark lymphoedema procedure restores mother’s quality of life

Landmark Procedure Means Mom Can Finally Swim in Sea with her...

At last, a mother has been able to fulfil her long-cherished dream of swimming in the sea with her son, after undergoing a first-for-Africa...