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Beer industry welcomes lifting of Covid-19 alcohol ban

But brewers warn that a festive season prohibition will negate any recovery in the sector

The robot that allows Covid-19 patients human contact

A mental health pandemic: It’s far from ideal, but a dying mother was able to blow kisses to her child thanks to Khanya the robot

As CoronaVac trials kick off children talk about their views on Covid-19 vaccinations

Children from the age of six months to 17 years will take part in vaccine trials

Brics summit: Leaders focus on Covid-19 vaccine equality and potential Afghanistan ‘crisis’

President Cyril Ramaphosa stressed the need to pursue the United Nations’ sustainable development goals as well as climate action, peace and justice”

July manufacturing output hit by Covid-19 third wave and unrest

In mid-July, supply chains and industrial output were disrupted when parts of the country were rocked by looting, triggered by protests against Zuma’s incarceration

Covid-19 stymies six years of progress in tackling poverty in Gauteng

Some 36% of Gauteng households live in poverty, according to a new survey, with poverty levels having shot up during the course of the pandemic

Nigeria ‘being careful’ about private sector Covid help

Indemnity clauses and fears of fake jabs mean Nigeria’s government must do its vaccine roll-out alone

What we know about the C.1.2 Covid variant, so far

Experts studying the new variant, C.1.2, are surprised by its substantial mutations but are confident current vaccines will be effective against it

J&J’s failure to deliver adequate Covid-19 doses to South Africa is nothing new

South Africa is still awaiting millions of Covid-19 vaccines from Johnson & Johnson even though the country contributed to its research through the Ensemble and Sisonke studies

No need to panic over new Covid-19 variant C.1.2

Experts studying the new variant are surprised by its substantial and unexpected mutations but are confident that current vaccines will be effective against it

Empowering women towards an equitable future in the Covid-19 era

Our government must put women at the centre of their post-Covid-19 recovery and socioeconomic policies

Unvaccinated, untreated: Africa may not get its fair share of Covid-19 drugs

Only 18 countries are using dexamethasone, while tocilizumab and sarilumab can cost hundreds or thousands of dollars a dose

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