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MAIL & GUARDIAN: Coronavirus

Teenagers carry Covid to parents

More children and adolescents are contracting the disease but hospital admissions remain low

People use social media posts to sell Ivermectin on the black market

Selling medication without a license to prescribe or dispense it is illegal, and can lead to a hefty fine or imprisonment

Black-owned wine businesses struggling the most to survive alcohol ban, says Vinpro

The industry is hoping the government will scrap the latest ban on alcohol during the next national address on the Covid-19 pandemic, expected on Sunday

Vaccination rate ramps up and registration for people aged 35 to 49 to open

More than 191 000 people were vaccinated on Thursday the daily target for next week is 250 00, says the health department

How well is Pfizer’s Covid jab working in SA? We break down some of the data

Discovery Health, Ryan Noach, Covid-19, South Africa (country), third wave, vaccine roll-out, Pfizer vaccine, vaccine efficacy, Delta variant, data analysis, medical aid

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

Covid-19 infections soar as 15 African countries now grapple with Delta variant

South Africa makes up 37% of the continent’s virus caseload, with more than two-million infections

Government makes U-turn on special Covid-19 vaccination groups

Government officials will now still have to wait like everyone else to receive their Covid jab, according to the health deputy director general

Police bosses get their Covid-19 jabs as countrywide roll-out broadens

Police minister Bheki Cele and national commissioner Khehla Sitole receive their Covid-19 vaccines as inoculation starts for law enforcement

South Africa not yet at risk from newly emerged ‘Delta Plus’ mutation, say scientists

Scientists are collecting information on the new Delta Plus Covid-19 mutation, a sublineage of the Delta variant that is causing infections to rise globally

Richard Calland: Ramaphosa proves he is a duffer

The way our government — and its leader — have handled the pandemic leaves much to be desired

Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng: Why it’s essential to decolonise public health

The fact that access to quality healthcare is determined by race, gender, geography and power is proven, as is healthcare’s shameful history of exploitation of those with less power for ‘research’. The future must do better

To vax or not is the ‘most polarised topic’

Two people who were vaccinated and then got Covid-19 have mixed feelings about getting the jab

There is limited data on the Delta variant in SA, but vaccines remain effective

The Covid-19 J&J and Pfizer vaccines remain effective in protecting against severe sickness and hospitalisation

Editorial: We have questions, Mr President

Stop those rambling family meetings, in which the public is treated like a child, and let us ask you questions

Rise of the variants: What you need to know about the Delta variant in SA

SA’s lockdown regulations are tightening to better curb the spread of Covid-19, amid concerns that the Delta variant could drive a surge of infections

Gauteng’s third-wave contagion is heading towards a worst-case scenario

Tighter measures are necessary to contain Covid-19’s spread in Gauteng, but returning to level-five restrictions is not on the cards, says Makhura

Education employees queue for Covid jabs, but some may have to wait a little longer

People who have had Covid-19 in the past 30 days or who have had a flu shot in the past 14 days will be vaccinated at a later date

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