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South African Covid-19 variant reduces vaccine protections

  In the findings published in the New England Journal of Medicine, research proves that the South African Covid-19 variant reduces protection offered by vaccines. The laboratory study reveals a r...
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AstraZeneca vaccine rollout halted over low effectiveness toward South African variant

South Africa has temporarily halted its AstraZeneca vaccination drive after a new study emerged that the jab is not as effective with the new Covid-19 variant. This study was carried out by the Univ...
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South Africa secures 1.5 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine

Over a million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine from the Serum Institute of India will arrive in January with an additional 500,000 in February. Mkhize disclosed to parliamentarians details of the muc...
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Covid-19 cases in South Africa hit 1 million

Covid-19 cases in South Africa are now over 1 million. President Cyril Rhamaphosa is expected to announce new restrictions aimed at slowing the surge. Official Covid-19 cases in South Africa have...
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Covid-19: Tighter restrictions as South Africa hit by a second wave of infections

  South Africa reported 7,999 new covid-19 cases within the past 24 hours sending the country's overall tally to 860,964. 170 deaths reported during the same period rose the death count to 23,2...
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Long queues at the liquor stores as South Africans welcome ease in restrictions

Finally, alcohol and cigarettes are back, as South Africans welcome ease in covid-19 restrictions After a long controversial ban on alcohol and cigarettes, the restriction has been reversed. The lock...
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South Africa records a rise in new cases of covid-19 infections

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize urged all 58 million residents to adjust their behavior and curb the spread of covid-19 in South Africa. In a briefing to parliament on Wednesday, he warned that the cov...
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African women have covid-19 stories to tell

The impact of Covid-19 across the globe, and especially in Africa, is felt more by the vulnerable in society. In many African countries women’s opportunities and access to opportunities are limited,...
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Cigarette ban in South Africa

Wait, not time yet! South Africa sending mixed signals to smokers Touted over economic concerns, South Africa eases restrictions on lockdown. South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa is yet to arriv...
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Africa could lose up to 300,000 from Covid-19 infections, UN Report

  According to the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, covid-19 could result in the death of 300,000 people with or without interventions. The African continent needs $200 billion to...
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Coronavirus reported in South Africa

South Africa on high alert after registering their first case of the new Covid-19 virus from a 38-year-old man who had recently been to Italy Dr. Zweli Mkhize the South African Health Minister just co...


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