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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

Funeral costs add pain to grief of Covid-19 deaths

Global demand for timber and a huge increase in deaths means the soaring cost of a decent burial is beyond the reach of many impoverished South Africans

No link found between deaths and Covid-19 vaccine, health regulator says

Side-effects are common when you receive any type of vaccine, a senior vaccine researcher says

Vearey hearing adjourned over Covid-19 scare

The fired cop’s arbitration hearing was postponed to next month just as police put forward video material

Young people can begin getting Covid-19 jabs from Friday 20 August

Previously, the government had said people aged between 18 and 35 years would be eligible to be vaccinated only from September

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