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Daily new Covid-19 cases drop, but recent civil unrest might cause new surge

Acting health minister Mmamoloko Kubayi says 120 private pharmacies were destroyed and 47 500 vaccines lost in KwaZulu-Natal

Taxi violence hinders Covid-19 response in the Western Cape

Several vaccination sites were forced to a standstill on Monday, with healthcare workers unable to attend work because of limited public transport

How to put Covid-19-related sleeplessness to bed

Poor sleep quality increases your risk for viral infections

South Africa improves on Covid-19 green stimulus index, but still falls short

Although it has joined 14 other countries with marked improvements, South Africa’s pandemic stimulus spending is still less than 50% green

Half of KZN patients have no chronic medication. Here’s how looting affected SA’s Covid-19 vaccine roll-out

Vaccines were stolen and many urban vaccine sites had to close as Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal erupted into chaos this past week. The biggest loss however is not vaccines, but the chronic medicines that were looted leaving those with HIV, cancer and diabetes without their medication

Violence severely impedes Covid-19 vaccine rollout in KwaZulu-Natal, Gauteng

Twenty pharmacies in KZN have been looted and damaged, while one was burned down and several others closed their doors as a precaution

Doctor speaks out about the mental toll of Covid-19 and now the unrest

Despite the life-threatening anarchy occurring in areas where we work, one is still expected to show up and replace fear and anxiety with warmth and enthusiasm

What are the various Covid-19 vaccines being used in SA and how well do they work?

The vaccines being used to fight the pandemic take at least two weeks after inoculation to become effective — and nonpharmaceutical interventions remain crucial

Covid-19 vaccinations: How are the provinces doing?

South Africa’s vaccine roll-out is happening – slowly. Only 3% of eligible adults have been fully vaccinated. KwaZulu-Natal is leading the pack with the Eastern Cape hot on its heels

South Africa remains under Covid-19 alert level four, with minor changes

As the Delta variant fuels infections, the ban on alcohol sales remains, schools will stay closed until 26 July and restaurants may open with limited numbers

Joburg mayor dies of Covid-19

The 53-year-old Geoff Makhubo was first in quarantine and was admitted to hospital last week

Covid-19 pandemic hurts African farmers’ production, income and food security

Forum urges African governments to enable fair policies that create room for agribusiness to thrive and to consult the sector when formulating these

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