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SA teens, you’re next in the queue for a vaccine — no parental permission required

Teenagers between the ages of 12 and 17 will be able to register to receive their Covid-19 jab from 20 October. This group will be given only one dose of the Pfizer vaccine, for now

Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine turned down over HIV concerns

The Russian-produced vaccine might increase the risk of vaccinated males getting HIV, says South Africa’s health products regulatory authority

The psychology of vaccine hesitancy and refusal

Once South Africa secured adequate amounts of vaccines, we were faced with a baffling dilemma. Not everyone wanted to take it

WHO announces first global malaria vaccine for children at risk

After 30 years of research, the World Health Organisation is finally recommending the widespread use of a malaria vaccine

Vaccine mandate quandary heading to court, Concourt candidate predicts

Alan Dobson SC says a legislating vaccine mandates would have to be weighed against various constitutional provisions and was likely to see legal challenge

Covid-19 vaccine mandates: A constitutional balancing act

South Africa’s laws allow the government to implement mandatory Covid vaccinations but, if it chooses this path, it must do so responsibly

Covid-19: No vaccine booster shots needed yet

Scientists agree it is important to get most of the population vaccinated before giving booster jabs

Vaccine mandates in the workplace are allowed, and you’ll need good reason to object to getting the jab — experts

Labour experts, Fluxmans attorneys, say employees can object to having the vaccine in the workplace, but they’ll need to do so on reasonable grounds

Pfizer vaccine approved for children older than 12, but roll-out not yet on the way

Vulnerable older groups remain a priority for the health department, so no Covid-19 jabs for children for now

Tourism, hospitality and restaurant sectors welcome vaccine passports

Vaccine passports prove to be a contentious issue for tourism, hospitality and restaurant sectors as some welcome them and some have fears of placing another hurdle ahead of economic growth

‘Stadiums are our second homes’: Sport’s vaccine incentive

Fans are desperate to return but authorities in the sector have shown little appetite to tackle difficult questions

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”

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